Bad Weather And Poor Driving Conditions Contribute to Fatal Accident

$425,000

Litigation Type - Bus Accidents

Client Injury - Death

Cory Whalen represented the heirs and next-of-kin of a 47 year old woman with downs syndrome who was killed in a car crash.  She worked at a licensed daycare training and rehabilitation program that served adults with intellectual disabilities or related conditions such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism or traumatic brain injuries.  She used their transportation bus to get around. At the time of the accident she was riding the bus home from work.  There were 7 other passengers on the bus that afternoon.

When the accident occurred it had been raining and then the rain turned to snow and the roads were wet and slippery.  The bus driver started skidding on a curve and slid into the oncoming traffic lane and was hit head-on by a SUV driven by a 17 year old boy. It was proven that the bus driver was driving too fast for the conditions. Our clients’ sister was killed immediately after impact. The other passengers of the bus and the teen driver were all taken to the hospital for treatment.

Cory Whalen procured a settlement at mediation for the decedent’s nine siblings in the amount of $425,000


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Cory P. Whalen

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Phone: 612-333-9782

Client Reviews

out of 11 reviews
Scott Czanstkowski

I can not say enough positive things about SiebenCarey. I was blessed with a GREAT lawyer named Cory Whalen who went WAY out of his way several times to help me. I was in a fairly bad car accident where a driver ran a red light and T boned me. I have battled sever anxiety and depression and I can honestly say when I was at rock bottom and I basically sent an email to Cory asking if I died would my money go to my children and Cory sensed something wasn't right and gave me some options I wasn't aware of. I can honestly say Cory played a huge role in my life and because of him and other great people I am alive and doing well today! Thank you! I can not say that enough to this firm and definitely ask for CORY WHALEN he WILL get you taken care of and will get you what you deserve! Thank you Cory! Sincerely, Scott C.

Sarah Bethards

Thank you very much for everything you guys did for me! I'm very grateful this whole thing is over, but you made it all extremely easy and I'm so appreciative!  


 
Jesse Bukal

In need of a personal injury attorney? Well you're if you're reading this you're in the right place. You'd be hard pressed to find more competent attorneys than the ones here at SiebenCarey.

They took my case to trial and an amazing job presenting the facts and fighting for my best interests! Three years ago I was unsure of what my future would bring; now that it's over I can rest a bit easier. With SiebenCarey as my counsel, I believe I had the absolute BEST representation a person could've asked for. I knew that I wanted the absolute best representation when searching for an attorney to handle my case and I most definitely received it.

If you need a personal injury attorney, look no further. Can't recommend highly enough.

Carly R.

My boyfriend was hit by a car and while all the attorneys he talked to said he didn't have much chance of a case, SiebenCarey took him on and gave him a fighting chance. He's still recovering, but SiebenCarey is making it a lot easier.

Eric Petoletti

Even though I was states away and could only talk on the phone, they listened and did everything that they could to win my case. I felt like I was a part of the family.

Jenna L. at Insider Pages

I have had nothing but great service with these guys. They are very knowledgable on a wide variety of subjects and topic. They will help you with any case you need!

St. Paul Local 12

Thanks for everything, your experience paid off BIG!!!

Jazz Smith

SiebenCarey is a professional and dedicated law organization that help accident victim.

Daniel Ball

Really good professionals, they solved my issues in no time using the most impressive and advanced approach. Really good, highly recommended.

Morgan Petoletti

My husband had an amazing experience with this firm. They listened and took the time to understand our case.

Renee Goneau

SiebenCarey is a great personal injury law firm that really cares about their clients.  Highly recommend!

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