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Studley Law Offices

Verdicts and Settlements

 

$350,000 mediation award involving serious injuries including fractures and surgical intervention.  Medical expenses exceeded $80,000.00.  The motor vehicle crash was caused by a commercial tractor trailer towing a tandem trailer owned by FedEx.  Plaintiff was caused to crash into the rear end of the tractor trailer as its driver parked the trailer in the travel lane of a state highway and failed to place lighted fuses behind the trailer, alerting motorists to the trailer.


$105,671 arbitration award involving serious injuries after being rear-ended on a state highway.  Injuries included a cervical strain, C4-5 disc protrusion, lumbosacral strain and carpel tunnel syndrome, which required surgical intervention.  Medical expenses totaled $20,000.00.  Plaintiff treated primarily with a chiropractor until the carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms worsened, requiring carpal tunnel release surgery.  The tortfeasor’s insurer offered its policy of $25,000.00, which the Plaintiff accepted after obtaining permission from his insurer.  His insurer, however, refused to make an offer of his underinsured motorist policy limits, asserting that he did not complain of wrist symptoms until months after the crash.  Plaintiff was able to prove that he did complain of wrist symptoms one day after the crash during a recorded statement taken by the insurance adjuster from his insurance company.


Three-panel arbitration award of $337,000 involving serious injuries including a closed head injury, neck spasm, and related trauma when the plaintiff was rear-ended. Medical expenses totaled $5,800.00. The tortfeasor’s insurer offered its policy of $20,000.00, which the Plaintiff accepted after obtaining permission from his insurer. His insurer offered $5,000.00 of his underinsured motorist policy limits. When the Plaintiff rejected his insurer’s offer of settlement, the parties proceeded to arbitration. Plaintiff underwent a neuropsychological examination and evaluation over a two-day period where it was determined he suffered post-concessional disorder after striking his head on the steering wheel.


$100,000 personal injury claim settlement involving serious injuries including a concussion and permanent loss of hearing in the right ear as a passenger in a motor vehicle that was t-boned when trying to make a left-hand turn in Raynham, Massachusetts.


$91,748.49 arbitration award involving serious injuries including trauma-induced cataracts to both eyes after being side-swiped on Route 24 and pushed into the guardrail.  Plaintiff underwent numerous surgical interventions to repair her vision and is now required to wear prescription contact lenses to correct her vision.


$100,000 personal injury claim settlement involving serious injuries including a fractured humerus and shattered right elbow requiring surgical intervention when she was crashed into in the front end while lawfully proceeding through an intersection.


$50,000 personal injury claim settlement involving a pedestrian who suffered a knee injury which required surgical intervention.


$45,000 personal injury claim involving a dog bite to the neck, resulting in mild scarring to her neck.  Plaintiff was in her driveway with her leashed dog when both she and her dog were attacked by an unleashed, unrestrained and unsupervised German Shepherd.  Plaintiff was diagnosed as suffering an abrasion to her neck, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.


$100,000 slip and fall personal injury claim settlement after the filing of a civil lawsuit with a pending trial date. Plaintiff was caused to suffer a left ankle fracture dislocation and a right ankle sprain when she was an invited guest at a residence and was caused to slip and fall on dangerous and defective conditions of the residence.


A wrongful death jury verdict for 1.2 million involving a motorcycle crash

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