A woman, Lisa, was riding a motor scooter on her way to work one morning when a 16-passenger van pulled out into traffic and crossed multiple lanes causing Lisa to collide with the van. She was thrown from her motor scooter into traffic and lost consciousness. The accident caused multiple serious injuries. These included a collapsed lung, broken right collarbone, multiple broken ribs, fractured left toe and right knee, and multiple compression fractures to her spine.
In car accidents most of your focus will be on regaining your health and recovering from the accident. This is as it should be, and yet the legal aspects of the accident need to be handled correctly. For example, if you have missed work due to the accident, you may have a right to be compensated for your lost wages. There are several types of compensation that an attorney from Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC may be able to get for you when handling your insurance claim. Time is an important factor in personal injury cases. Documentation is a crucial part of any personal injury case. If you or a loved on has suffered an injury in a car accident, contact Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC without delay after the accident.
A jury awarded a settlement of $4.89 million for pain and suffering and for past and future medical expenses.