Verdict & Settlement Wins
Put Your Accident Behind You
Court: Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
Automobile Collision where plaintiff was a passenger in an automobile that was struck by another vehicle failing to stop at a stop sign. Plaintiff sustained a non¬displaced orbital fracture and facial laceration. Plaintiff also made a nice recovery with minimal medical treatment. The dispute was over the extent and nature of plaintiffs injuries.
Wheelchair Lift operator allegedly failed to use the safety strap when transporting elderly woman. The woman’s wheelchair rolled off the end of the lift causing the woman to fall two feet to the ground. She sustained a non-displaced orbital fracture and a heart attack. Her cardiologist linked five months of pain and suffering to her accident. The jury awarded her $204,000.00 for her injury claim and her husband $90,000.00 for his loss of consortium / loss of services claim. The City’s residents did not have to pay this claim using tax dollars. The claim was resolved through the City’s insurance company.