In June, 2008 I was seriously injured in an auto accident. The person that hit me was distracted by being on a cell phone, crossed the center double-yellow line and hit me head-on. She had no driver’s license, no insurance, was unharmed in the accident and received only a small fine in traffic court.
I was in intensive care for several weeks and not expected to live. It was six long months before I could return home. This was followed by months of recovery and full-time rehabilitation.
I was in perfect health before the accident. Since then I have had six operations, have serious permanent damage to my organs and hip, one leg is now three inches shorter than the other and I need a walker to help me walk.
At the time of the accident, my lawyer said the person had no assets
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