Paul Downes Provides Future Security to Injured Child

$487,500

Litigation Type - Car Accidents

Client Injury - Multiple Facial Fractures

Our client was a 9 year old girl who was riding in a vehicle driven by her sister.  She lost control of the vehicle on a gravel road and the vehicle rolled over.  Our client was thrown from the vehicle.  She was airlifted from the scene to the hospital and was hospitalized for 8 days.  She received multiple fractures to her face, jaw, mouth, ribs and arm.  She underwent 3 separate surgical procedures and her doctors predict she will require future surgery.  She also has extensive scarring that will require plastic surgery.  Her medical bills exceeded $146,000.

Paul Downes convinced the health insurance carrier to waive their subrogation claims for the medical bills and settled the case for $487,500; a settlement that was invested as an annuity that will total $818,440 at final payout.


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Paul K. Downes

“My career is focused on helping people and representing them to the best of my ability.”


Phone: 612-333-9774

Client Reviews

out of 9 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!

Jim Walsh
I had a very positive experience with Paul Downes. He took the time to explain the process, each step of the way, and what we could expect. No surprises. A pleasant experience.
Phil Manger
Awesome lawyers, awesome staff!!
Jim Becker
it was a good experience, it took a long time to settle but good to have an experienced attorney in my corner.
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.

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

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