Car Crash / Amputation Of Leg: $550,000.00 Settlement
A woman was traveling westbound on Highway 23, a divided four-lane highway, when she noticed a vehicle stopped at the intersection of 28th Avenue. She was traveling at the posted speed limit of sixty (60) miles per hour. The driver of the stopped vehicle, claiming not to have seen woman's vehicle, proceeded southbound on 28th Avenue, pulling out into the direct path of client. Woman was able to apply her brakes prior to impact, but was unable to avoid the collision. Because of the serious injuries sustained in the accident, woman's right leg, just below her knee, had to be amputated. The case settled for the $500,000.00 liability policy limits, as well as the $50,000.00 UIM policy limits.