Motorcycle Accident Results in Knee and Back Injury ($95,000)
A 21 year old man was injured when a truck made a left turn in front of his motorcycle, causing him to strike the truck and be thrown into the air. He suffering neck and back soft-tissue injuries, and injuries to both knees. He underwent arthroscopic surgery to both knees.
The defense disputed liability, blaming the plaintiff for traveling too fast, until Denise Fullerton obtained an accident reconstruction expert who determined that plaintiff was going well under the speed limit and had no fault in causing the collision. The defense then disputed the injuries, until even the defense doctor admitted that plaintiff was injured and needed knee surgery.
The best offer before mediation was $45,000. At mediation, Denise was able to secure a $95,000 settlement for her client.