Lost Wages and Medical Expenses Recovered in Auto Accident Case
Our client was headed to a sales call in Portland, Oregon, when he stopped at a traffic light. Just as the light turned green, another car rear-ended his station wagon. The other car was going fast enough that it caused our client to suffer significant injuries. He sustained a severe neck injury, which prevented him from working. He was devastated when he learned that his neck injury was permanent and would require future medical care to manage his now chronic pain.
Looking at a stack of growing medical bills and a diminishing stack of paycheck stubs, our client knew he needed help. He called our experienced auto accident personal injury attorneys at Dwyer Williams Cherkoss for help.
The insurance company refused to pay our client’s lost income, so I filed a lawsuit, forcing the issue. When the suit came to arbitration, we won. Although this was a move in the right direction, the insurance company appealed the decision to go to a jury trial.
The trial date drew nearer and nearer, and I was able to put pressure on the insurance company, negotiating for a fair settlement. Under pressure from my negotiations and the approaching jury trial date, the insurance company finally admitted their mistake and offered our client a settlement for more than the arbitration award, which he accepted.
Ultimately, our client got a very fair settlement from the insurance company and had an experienced personal injury lawyer to walk him through the process of pursuing his claim. In addition, because he was injured on the job, I have continued to fight for him, working with his worker’s compensation plan to make sure that his future medical treatment is paid.
If you need help solving an auto accident injury problem, we can help. One of our expert Personal Injury Attorneys will be happy to discuss your Oregon Personal Injury case with you. Call us now: 541-617-0555