Case Type: Drunk Driving Accident
Settlement: $500,000

Facts of the Case

Our client was severely injured by an intoxicated driver while driving on the highway. The drunk driver was driving from a bar in Midland to another bar in Ionia County at the time of the collision. The driver’s blood alcohol level was almost three times the legal limit.

Types of Injuries and Harm Suffered

  • Closed head injury
  • Multiple internal injuries
  • Multiple surgeries
  • Disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Disability from normal activities

Legal Issues in the Case

  • Was the other driver intoxicated at the time of the crash?
  • Was our client at all responsible for the crash?
  • How severe were the Plaintiff’s injuries?
  • Were the injuries suffered by the Plaintiff permanent?

What We Did To Win the Settlement

We took the depositions of the parties, investigating police officers, and of other eyewitnesses. From the sworn testimony of the witnesses, it was clear that the Defendant was drunk at the time of the crash and that it was the cause of the accident. We were able to negotiate a settlement of $500,000 for our client, which was the full insurance policy limits available to pay a settlement.

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