Motorcyclist Loses Leg From Horrible Crash

$1,500,000

Litigation Type - Motorcycle Accidents

Client Injury - Amputation

Our client, a 73-year-old grandfather and great-grandfather, was approaching an intersection with a green light on his motorcycle. A vehicle operated by a driver with failing health, unexpectedly executed a left-hand turn in front of our client and a horrible collision between the two occurred. Our client sustained severe internal injuries, multiple broken bones, road rash and, ultimately, a lower leg amputation.

Cory Whalen fought for his client, simultaneously pursuing a loss of consortium claim on behalf of the man's wife. He was able to obtain a $1.5 million settlement from the at-fault driver's insurance company and his own motorcycle insurer.


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Cory P. Whalen

“I’m pleased to help others understand their rights and get justice.”


Phone: 612-333-9782

Client Reviews

out of 9 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.

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.

Morgan Petoletti

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

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!!!

Daniel Ball

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

Jazz Smith

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

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.

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