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    Recent Accident Injury Case Results

    We’ve obtained more than $7 Million in settlements for our clients.

    The following are some of the verdicts and settlements we’ve obtained for our clients.  This is not a complete list because many of the settlements we’ve obtained are confidential settlements.  

    $460,000: Settlement for a pedestrian injury accident.

    $400,000: Settlement for a bicycle injury accident.

    $370,000: Settlement for a head injury due to a moped accident.

    $350,000: Pedestrian injury court judgment.  Affirmed by the Hawaii Court of Appeals. 

    $320,000: Settlement offer for a client who was injured on his bicycle and needed multiple surgeries.

    $200,000:  This settlement was for a client who was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street on a crosswalk.  

    $165,000:  This settlement was for a client who was rear-ended while driving his car.  He underwent surgery to repair shoulder injury and he incurred extensive wage loss.

    $150,000:  We obtained this settlement for a client who was injured in a bicycle accident.  As she was riding through an intersection and another vehicle failed to yield the right of way.  This caused our client to collide into the side of the vehicle.  Our client suffered serious injuries that required surgery.  Surprisingly, the insurance company denied liability so we had to take the case to arbitration.  

    $150,000:  We obtained this settlement for a client who fractured her foot in an auto accident. Surgery was required to properly repair her fractured foot.  

    $135,000: Settlement in a moped accident injury case.

    $130,000:Settlement in a motorcycle accident case against the U.S. government.

    $103,000:  Our client was hit on her moped by a vehicle that turned left in front of her.  She fractured her hand which required multiple surgeries to repair.  

    $100,000:  Policy limits settlement for a client who was involved in an auto vs. bicycle collision.

    $100,000:  We obtained this settlement for a client who was hit by a car while crossing the street on a crosswalk.  The client fractured several bones.  Unfortunately, $100,000 was the policy limits; otherwise, the settlement would have been much larger.  

    $100,000:  Our client was driving his vehicle through an intersection when another vehicle turned left in front of him.   He suffered serious injuries that required multiple surgeries.  This was the policy limits.  If the limits were higher, we would have obtained a larger settlement for him.

    $100,000:  Our client was hit by a vehicle on his motorcycle and suffered serious injuries.

    $95,000: Settlement against a taxi company for our clients’ injuries as passengers.

    $95,000:  We obtained this settlement for a client who was hit on his motorcycle.  He was driving through an intersection and another vehicle attempted to turn left in front of him.  Our client did not have time to stop or swerve so he collided into the side of the vehicle.  Our client suffered fractured bones in the accident which required surgery to repair.

    $95,000: This was a settlement for a client who was struck on a crosswalk fracturing his leg in multiple places.

    $94,000:  This settlement was for a client who was hit while riding his bicycle.  He fractured multiple bones which required surgery.

    $90,000:  We obtained this settlement for a client who was struck by another vehicle while riding his moped.  He had to undergo surgery to repair ligaments in his knee.

    Please keep in mind that there are many factors that are taken into account when determining a case settlement amount.  The biggest factor is injuries.  Notice that most of the large settlements listed above-involved surgeries.  Surgeries are very expensive; therefore, the insurance companies know that they have to offer a lot more for a claim involving surgeries. 

    Another factor is the insurance policy limits.  The above list would be at least three times as long if everyone had at least three hundred thousand dollars in insurance policy limits.  Sadly, in Hawaii, many people only purchase the minimum insurance policy limits of $20,000.  It’s tragic when our clients are injured by someone who has the minimum limits and our clients also don’t have underinsured motorist insurance.   Please make sure you have underinsured motorist insurance coverage.  It’s quite inexpensive, but if you’re seriously injured in an accident, then at least you’ll have adequate insurance coverage to compensate you for your injuries. 

    Check out our Hawaii Attorney Profile to read more about how we can help you get the compensation you deserve. To understand more about injury case values, click here.

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