Have you ever wondered if having an injury attorney makes a difference?
Have you ever wondered if having an injury attorney makes a difference? Here are some dramatic case results from the Bighorn case files which illustrate how having a personal injury attorney helps you meet your financial needs. The chart on this page illustrates the difference between what the insurance companies offered, and what the final pay out was when we got involved. In some cases, the insurance offered $0 to begin with.
Rear End Collision
The client was hospitalized immediately and required surgery after a rear-end collision. Medical expenses were extreme, yet the insurance company refused to step up.
Insurance offer: 350,000
We took the case all the way to trial and refused to back down. Just before trial, the insurance company agreed to pay the fair amount.
Insurance paid: $1,400,000
Cargo unloading accident in another state. The trucking company blamed the victim claiming he unloaded his truck improperly and tried to move the case to another state.
Insurance offered: $20,000
We hired expert witnesses who demonstrated the truck was negligently loaded and convinced the court to keep the case in Nevada.
Insurance paid: $900,000.00
Slip and Fall
OBSTACLE:Woman fell at a casino with low lighting and experienced emotionally-induced injuries.
Insurance offered: $0
We made an unprecedented case for emotion-induced physical trauma and compensated her for the full measure of pain and suffering.
Insurance paid: $750,000.00
Elderly mother ingested a misfiled prescription. The pharmacy blamed the victim and claimed her injuries were her own fault.
Insurance offered: $65,000
We brought a motion for summary judgment and won.
Insurance paid: $625,000.00
A young boy was hit by a commercial truck and killed. The company blamed the victim saying he crossed the street illegally.
Insurance offered: $35,000
We found eyewitnesses to contradict the company’s story and hired an expert engineer to prove the truck driver was at fault.
Insurance paid: Large 6 figure settlement
(exact amount protected by confidentiality agreement)
Low Speed Impact
A low impact accident caused real but temporary injuries. Insurance claimed that the low property damage meant the clients were never injured.
Insurance offered: $5,000
After we took the case to trial we secured a judgment.
Insurance paid: $42,000
Large motor vehicle accident where insurance company claimed the injuries were exaggerated.
Insurance offered: $200,000
We believed in our client and presented evidence from some of the best medical experts in the country to prove the injuries were real.
Insurance paid: $625,000
Freeway collision with medical complications where insurance company questioned the need for future treatment
We hired a surgeon to provide the insurance company proof that future treatment was required.
Insurance paid $275,000.
Tow Yard Mishap
Our client was pinned against another vehicle in a tow yard. Despite injuries, the insurance company only offered $30,000.
Insurance offer: $30,000
We found qualified experts to speak to the severity of the case and prove our client was in the right.
Insurance paid $1,000,000
Disclaimer: prior results are no guarantee of future results