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Pick-up driver made a u-turn into helmeted motorcyclist at Cameron Road & E 53rd in North/Central Austin . Motorcyclist suffered rupture of his urethra, multiple broken bones and internal injuries requiring surgeries and extensive therapies. $1,000,000.00-One Million Dollar Settlement for Plaintiff.
Plaintiff, previously suffered serious back injury resulting in surgery, was walking to the restroom at 1:45 a.m. Pool hall owner mopped the floor in the hallway to the restroom and propped the slippery when wet sign up against the bathroom door to hold it open. The bathroom door closed and hid the warning sign from plaintiff. When plaintiff entered the hallway he slipped. It was discovered at deposition the owner used a gross amount of cleaning solution making the floor 10x more slick than had a usual amount been used. The plaintiff required additional back surgery. $600,000.00 settlement for Plaintiff.
Cyclist was commuting to work when hit by an airport shuttle van that drove off after the collision. The cyclist was slammed face down into the pavement. The cyclist suffered over $150,000.00 in maxillofacial injuries that were surgically repaired. The driver could not be identified by any GPS or other devices and at trial Lenore Shefman was able to convince a jury through circumstantial evidence and company documents who the specific van driver was out of the 15 other vans in operation at or near the time of the collision. Plaintiff was awarded a judgment of $597,000.00. Case was appealed and lost by defendant. Plantiff awarded as follows:
Bicyclist hit by Disney heiress driving a Lexus who made a left turn on Redwood Highway Frontage Road into a car wash in Marin County. Head injury, cervical spine fractures, broken tooth, torn left meniscus, road rash, multiple deep lacerations. $450,000 settlement.
Cyclist was riding on South 1st Street at the intersection of Riverside Drive when she was hit by a pick-up truck in the intersection. She suffered a bruised rib, fractured pelvis, fractured wrist, laceration to her knee and shin.
Plaintiff was riding his bicycle in the bike lane when 16-year-old violated his right of way. Plaitniff suffered an avulsion fracture that required surgery to his ankle. Defendant's highest offer was $50,000.00 pre-trial. Plaintiff tried the case and was awarded a verdict of $219,157.21
Plaintiff/cyclist completed a 600-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money for AIDS. After completing the ride, he returned to San Francisco, picked up his bicycle from the gear truck, he was riding home and subsequently hit by a car driven by a nurse. Thankfully, the nurse insisted on providing transport to the injured cyclist to the ER. Cyclist underwent surgery on his hand and has suffered permanent injury requiring future career change from massage therapist due to his injury. Cyclist settled for full policy limits $250,000.00.
Son was riding his mom on the back of his Triumph motorcycle when a van rented by a tourist switched lanes into the motorcycle ejecting both driver and passenger. Motorcycle driver suffered mild penis degloving. Passenger suffered non-surgical knee injury.
Plaintiff/cyclist was riding his bike in the bike lane when he was struck by a car that had pulled into the bike lane and began reversing his car. Cyclist was unable to avoid a collision due to the motorists unanticipated actions. Cyclist suffered a broken metacarpal (hand bone). $139,000.00 Settlement for plaintiff.
Pastry chef riding bicycle, doored by driver getting out of car. Fractured clavicle, scapula, and rib. $100,000 policy limit settlement.
Pedi-cab driver hit by drunk driver in Pontiac Grand Prix speeding down Congress Ave. and West 5th Street. Concussion, laceration to right ankle. $32,500 settlement.
Motorcyclist in full gear rear-ended at Hwy 71 at Wolf Lane by driver in Dodge Avenger making a right-hand turn. Both parties went offroad. Fractured right ankle, rib fractures, injuries to his shoulder and knee, contusions. Policy limits recovered.
Ironman triathlete hit on bicycle while in crosswalk of Enclave Parkway in Houston, TX. Fractured tibial plateau, torn meniscus, thumb avulsion fracture, road rash. $50,000 settlement
Person riding a bicycle hit while in crosswalk at William Cannon and South 1st Street, on the way to work, by driver making right turn on red. Soft tissue injuries to head, neck, back, and shoulder. Policy limits recovered.
Person hit on motorcycle by driver of Mercedes-Benz making left turn at Ingram and Wurzbach Rd. in San Antonio, TX. Left tibial plateau fracture that required surgical repair, fractured right fifth middle phalanx, loss of consciousness following a traumatic brain injury. Policy limits recovered.
Person riding bicycle on Hwy 360 at Spicewood Springs hit by person in a truck who had dropped his phone and reached for it. Defendant was a driving instructor. Plaintiff suffered right knee laceration and torn ligament in elbow. $100,000 settlement.
Person hit riding motorcycle by car making left turn, Howard Lane at Metric Blvd. Cervical and thoracic spine fractures, subarachnoid hemorrhage, rib fractures. Policy limits recovered.
8 wheeler driver in search of a taco made an illegal right turn from the center lane into a person riding a motorcycle in the far right lane on Riverside Dr, Austin, Texas. Rider suffered no broken bones, road rash, and soft tissue injuries. Rider recovered $38,000 after all medicals and fees and costs paid.
Pedestrian Running hit by Pick-Up Truck in intersection on Harris Branch in Austin, Texas. Runner suffered soft tissue injuries and concussion. Runner recovered $80,568 after all medicals paid and fees and costs.