Insurance Company Attempts to Settle Car Accident Claim Quickly

$69,000

Litigation Type - Car Accidents

Client Injury - Neck, Back and Shoulder Injuries

A vehicle was traveling the same direction as our client in the lane to her left. That vehicle suddenly attempted to make a right turn right in front of our client, causing a collision and pushing our client's vehicle into a third vehicle. As a result of the double collision, our client received injuries to her neck and back and re-injured her shoulder which she had received treatment for prior to the crash. She ultimately underwent surgery for a tear in her shoulder. Her medical expenses exceeded $55,000.

The other driver's insurance company met with the plaintiff shortly after the crash and attempted to settle the case for $2,400, claiming that the shoulder injury pre-existed the accident.

She then hired Paul Downes who ultimately settled the case for $69,000. 


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Paul K. Downes

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out of 7 reviews
Troy Rognrud

In June of 2013 I was enjoying a ride on my vintage motorcycle, and was severely injured by an inattentive motorist, sending me to the hospital, physical therapy, and amassing a considerable amount of debt.

Fortunately I made contact with Robert Hauer, and Paul Downes with SiebenCarey!
Paul walked me through the entire process, explaining in layman's terms as to what to expect, and he continued to keep me informed as each step was reached.

Ultimately we used mediation to reach a settlement that allowed me to pay off my outstanding bills, and to bank an amount that gave me some peace of mind.
If by some unfortunate incident you ever have need for the services of a personal injury attorney, I highly recommend SiebenCarey... Thanks Paul!

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Thanks for everything, your experience paid off BIG!!!
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Really good professionals, they solved my issues in no time using the most impressive and advanced approach. Really good, highly recommended

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