In California, calculating a potential award for damages resulting from another party’s negligence can be very confusing. The following examples of some awards received by those who have suffered injuries in California.
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Insurance Claim Award
Your insurance claim award is the amount of money you are to receive from the settlement of your personal injury claim. The following are insurance claim awards others have received.
Pedestrian Hit By Car
Tuolumne County, California a pedestrian was struck by a car as they were crossing the street. The pedestrian was not in the cross walk. Pedestrian suffered injuries to include; a fractured pelvis, broken arm, and a concussion. The fractured pelvis prevented plaintiff from walking for months. The insurance claim award was $200,000.00 less their 40% for contributory negligence.
Los Angeles County, California one car was rear-ended by a truck while traveling on the freeway. The car driver suffered a neck injury which required future surgery. Plaintiff claimed daily pain from this injury. The insurance claim award was $1,004,000.00.
San Diego County, California a car was rear-ended by a tanker truck which caused the car to collide with a SUV. The car driver suffered multiple fractures to the jaw, traumatic brain injury, was hospitalized, and underwent surgery where his jaw was wired shut for eight weeks. Plaintiff required subsequent surgeries and various treatments for pain and therapy. Plaintiff had future surgery, continued care and therapies for his jaw and chronic pain. Plaintiff also alleged substantial past and future earning losses. The insurance claim award was awarded $17,393,480.00.
San Diego County, California an auto rear-ended another auto which was described as a minor impact collision. Driver sustained back, neck and shoulder injuries and had to undergo 4 ½ years of treatment. Future lifelong treatment included pain medicines and surgeries to the shoulder and back. The insurance claim award from arbitration was $681,606.20.
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