Practice Area: Brain injury
Outcome: $1,750,000 settlement:
Description: Brain injury to police officer who was hit by tractor-trailer truck Our client suffered severe and permanent debilitating brain injury and permanent eye damage after being struck by a tractor-trailer that turned into him without using proper signals. As a part of the settlement, all other terms of the wreck and his injuries were confidential. As a part of our case, I had experts in the following areas of specialty: accident reconstruction, engineering, police procedures, neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, ophthalmology, vocational rehabilitation, and economics. The defendant driver and trucking company had insurance and were represented by defense counsel. Liability was vigorously disputed throughout the duration of the case. The case was settled several weeks before trial was scheduled. The settlement for our client was fully collectible.