Auto v. Truck- Brain Injury: $2,390,328.80 Cash Plus Expected Structured Payments
Plaintiff, an 18 year old male, suffered catastrophic brain injury when the vehicle he was driving at a speed of between 78-83 mph in a 45 mph zone struck the side of defendant’s vehicle as it exited a private driveway. Plaintiff’s vehicle left 312 feet of locked wheel skid. Defendants contended that plaintiff had alcohol in his system over the legal limit as evidenced in 2 blood tests. Initially suit had to be brought to enforce benefits under health insurance policy so that plaintiff could receive health insurance policy benefits. Settlement reflected insurance policy limits.