$3.76 Million – Rear-End Collision Causes Serious Injuries
While stopped in traffic, our client was rear-ended by defendant’s vehicle.
As a result of this accident, our client suffered multiple injuries, including back injuries, which required spinal surgery.
The Cellino & Barnes’ trial attorneys were able to force the defendants to pay our client $3.76 million.
$1.9 Million – Head-On Collision Results in Back Surgery
Our client was a passenger in a vehicle that was hit head-on, when the defendant swerved into their lane of traffic.
As a result of this accident, our client had lumbar surgery.
On the eve of trial, Cellino & Barnes attorneys were able to settle for $1.9 million.
$1.3 Million – Man Injured in DWI Accident
Our client responded to his wife's broken down car. After pulling his car nose to nose with hers, the defendant (who was DWI) crossed the fog line and struck the back of the wife's car propelling it forward pinning our client between their cars.
As a result of this auto accident, our client's injuries required surgical intervention. Our attorneys stood firm against the defendants and were proceeding to trial when the defendants finally paid $1.3 million.
$1.25 Million – Man Suffers Serious Injuries in Tractor-Trailer Accident
Our client had stopped his tractor-trailer when he was rear-ended by the defendant, who was also driving a tractor trailer.
Our client suffered a back injury as a result of this truck accident, and had to undergo surgery to repair the damage.
The firm and our client elected to use a binding mediation, wherein he was awarded $1.25 million.
$1.2 Million – Auto Accident Victim Accepts Settlement
Our client was injured when his vehicle was rear-ended by a semi-truck.
Although our client had pre-existing injuries, as a result of this auto accident, our client suffered additional neck injuries, which required surgery.
After on-going settlement negotiations, our attorney was able to secure a settlement of $1.2 million.
$1.1 Million – Man Injured In New York Car Accident
A 52-year-old man received $1.1 million in settlement for injuries he sustained in an auto accident.
The man was proceeding through an intersection, when the defendant ran a red light, striking our client’s vehicle.
As a result of the accident, our client sustained neck and back injuries. His back injuries required surgical intervention.
$1.1 Million – Back-Seat Passenger Injured in Rear-End Collision
Our client was a back-seat passenger in a vehicle that was rear-ended at a red light by the defendant.
As a result of the accident, our client suffered neck and back injuries, which required surgical procedures.
The firm and our client decided to proceed to trial. As trial approached, the defendant felt the pressure and offered $1.1 million.
$1.05 Million – Man Struck by Car
49-year old gentleman was crossing the street at an intersection in his wheelchair, when he was struck by the defendant, who went through a red light.
As a result of this accident, our client suffered 3 fractured vertebrae.
The client’s health made it questionable whether he would be able to attend or survive until the time of trial. All parties agreed to settle for $1.05 million, which was in the best interest of our client.
$1.05 Million - Car Accident Victim Suffers Injuries
Our client was a passenger in his vehicle when he was struck by the defendant.
As a result of this accident, our client suffered neck and shoulder injuries, which required surgery.
Just prior to the trial, Cellino & Barnes attorneys were able to settle the case for $1.05 million.
$1.05 Million – Pedestrian Suffers Injuries in Car Accident
Our client was walking through a supermarket parking lot, when he was struck by defendant’s vehicle.
As a result of the accident, our client suffered severe injuries to her left leg.
After intense negotiations, client was paid $1.05 million.
$1.05 Million – Woman Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident
Our client had mechanical difficulty with her vehicle, which caused it to stall on the expressway and was subsequently rear-ended by a tractor-trailer.
Following this collision, our client was taken to an area hospital with multiple injuries. Among these were a large complicated laceration to her head, TBI and fractured clavicle.
During the trial, the case settled for $1.05 million.
$1.225 Million – Child Injured from Defective Product
Our 8-year-old client was walking a dog when the leash she was using broke, causing it to spring back and strike her in the eye.
As a result of the defect in this product, our client lost permanent sight in her right eye.
Parents of the child agreed to a settlement of $1.225 million after an all day mediation. Total payouts over the life of the structured settlement will exceed $4.5 million.
$3.25 Million – Infant Suffers Brain Injury
The OB/GYN managing our client's pregnancy failed to induce labor and instead allowed an uncontrolled blood pressure condition to continue. The mother's placenta prematurely separated, causing the baby to be deprived of oxygen. The baby was delivered as an emergency but had already suffered brain damage.
In the best interest of the child, and after intensive negotiations, all parties were able to come to an agreement. The settlement proceeds were structured to guarantee lifelong payments to the child of approximately $11,000 per month, not to total less than $4 million.
$1.85 Million – Misdiagnosis Results in Organ Transplants
Our 52-year old client went to the emergency room with abdominal pain and was sent home. Two days later, client went into organ failure.
As a result of the misdiagnosis, our client had to undergo organ transplants, including transplantation of her abdominal wall.
Our attorneys took the case to trial and proceeded through to closing arguments. The defendant succumbed to the pressure and offered $1.85 million, which was accepted by our client.
$1.675 Million - Carpenter Falls on Ice
A 41-year old construction worker suffered injuries when he fell on ice on an unlit walkway at a construction site.
As a result of the accident, he suffered spinal injuries, which required surgery.
Approximately two weeks prior to jury selection, the insurance company, feeling the pressure, offered nearly $1.7 million.
$1.3 Million – Construction Worker Falls from Scaffold
A 42-year-old man accepted a $1.3 million settlement for injuries he sustained after falling from a scaffold.
There was an issue about who failed to reinstall a pin which caused a part of the scaffold to collapse. It was alleged the plaintiff failed to reinstall the pin holding up his part of the scaffold, which is the part that collapsed.
As a result of the fall, the plaintiff sustained back and ankle injuries. The plaintiff underwent surgery to his lower back as a result of these injuries.
Just prior to trial, Cellino & Barnes attorney was able to settle the case for $1.3 million.
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