Below are some of my settlements where a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. You can also learn more about how much your particular injury may be worth in Florida.
Pedestrian Gets $325,000 after Car Hits Him in Coconut Grove
A car hit a pedestrian in Coconut Grove, Miami-Dade County, Florida). His lower leg bone (tibia) was fractured from the crash.
Philadelphia Insurance Company insured the driver for up to $100,000.
My client purchased ACE Insurance paid its $100,000 uninsured motorist (UM) liability coverage.
The driver was working for US Customs at the time of this crash.
We tried to settle the case with the United States.
They did not make an offer even after they had supporting documentation. We gave them about six (6) months to make an offer.
We sued the United States. They paid us $125,000 in litigation. The total settlement was for $325,000.
A driver of a car hit my client, a pedestrian. It happened in Homestead, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
My client had an orbital fracture, which is a fracture of the bone next to the eye. She had a plate inserted to fix this fracture.
My client was walking in the crosswalk. The car was approaching a green signal.
The accident diagram is below.
The car that hit my client was insured with Imperial Fire & Casualty Insurance Company. The car was insured for up to $10,000 in bodily injury (“BI”) liability coverage.
Imperial Fire & Casualty paid us the $10,000 BI liability coverage. Imperial is a National General Company.
Progressive was my client’s husband’s uninsured motorist (UM) liability insurer.
Progressive paid us $100,000. The total settlement for this case was $110,000.
$100,000 Policy limits settlement
$20,000 Settlement (Policy Limits)
For a pedestrian who suffered personal injury when he was hit by a car that reversed and hit him. He suffered a full thickness torn rotator cuff.
We received $10,000 from the at fault driver’s insurance company Progressive.
We received another $10,000 from the pedestrian’s underinsured motorist company (U.S. Security).
Pedestrian Gets $10,000 After Car Runs Over His Foot
Allstate paid $10,000 after a driver ran over a pedestrian’s foot. He claimed a soft tissue injury.
The accident happened in Miami Beach, Florida. We represented the pedestrian.
$10,000 Settlement (Policy Limits)
A driver of a car hit our client, a pedestrian. She had leg pain. It happened on private property in a parking lot in North Miami, Dade County, Florida.
The driver received a ticket for improper backing. He was insured with Clarendon National Insurance Company.
The driver of the car was underinsured. Our client did not own a car. She did not live with any resident relatives.
She qualified through the careless driver’s PIP coverage.
Clarendon Insurance Group was the US-based property and casualty subsidiary of Hannover Re. Clarendon spun off its ongoing property and casualty business as a separate entity called Praetorian Financial Group.
Praetorian Financial was subsequently acquired by QBE Insurance Group. In Florida QBE companies are:
- General Casualty Company of Wisconsin
- QBE Insurance Corporation
Our client said that he was standing in a car dealership parking lot in Miami-Dade County, Florida.. A mini van backed up. It hit him at an idle speed.
Our client’s knees buckled and he fell to the ground. He complained of lower back pain.
A few months prior to this accident, he had knee surgery. Immediately after this accident, he complained of knee pain. He did not have any swelling.
Miami-Dade Fire rescue came to the scene. Our client walked to the ambulance stretcher. He was put on a backboard.
The paramedics put a neck collar on our client. They transported him to Homestead Hospital.
State Farm Insurance insured the driver.
The driver said that he barely hit our client. He said that if contact was made, it was at a very low-speed.
The final diagnosis was:
- Lumbar sprain/strain
- Cervical sprain/strain (Resolved)
- Sprain/strain of the knee
- Contusion to the knee
- Residual Lumbalgia
- Knee injury complicated by prior injury and surgery
- Patellar Dysfunction
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