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Plaintiff/cyclist was riding his bike when he was struck by a car driver who did not see him. Cyclist suffered knee injury and collar-bone injury. Settlement for cyclist.
Motorcycle Accident - $35,000 Settlement
Motorcyclist injured by Cafe Delivery Truck failing to provide right of way. Cyclist suffered a broken collarbone from the incident. Settlement for cyclist.
Motorcycle Crash - $1,030,000 Settlement
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.
Motorcycle Accident - $200,000 Settlement
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.
Bicycle Accident - $60,000 Settlement
Riding into work on his bicycle, as plaintiff entered the parking lot, a car, caught on videotape, speeding through the parking lot to bypass traffic hit and injured the cyclist. Cyclist suffered a displaced fracture of the distal phalanx of the second digit of the left hand and a disc bulge at C6-C7 with associated neural foraminal narrowing. Total settlement $60,000.00.
Bicycle Accident - $40,000 Settlement
Plaintiff was riding her bike when struck by a driver talking on a cell phone. Plaintiff suffered a concussion and abrasions. Total settlement $40,000.00
Bicycle Accident - $80,000 Settlement
Plaintiff was riding his bike with his wife on the Eldridge Parkway in Houston, Texas. A driver failed to notice the riders and impacted the husband causing several fractures to his tibia. The tibia required surgery. Plaintiff was an Ironman finisher and took several months to rehabilitate. Plaintiff settled for the policy limits of the defendant driver $30,000.00 plus his own Underinsured Motorist Policy limits of $50,000.00. Client received $80,000.
Bicycle Accident - $26,380 Settlement
A bicyclist riding on Chestnut and East 22nd was struck by a drunk driver in a borrowed vehicle. Plaintiff suffered a sprained ankle and a few abrasions. Plaintiff recovered the vehicle owner’s policy limits of $26,380.04.
Electric Bicycle Accident - $115,000 Settlement
Plaintiff was riding an electric bicycle when a car ran a red light clipping the riders front bike tire. Rider suffered injury to her ribs, femur and clavicle, all non-surgical. Driver’s policy limits were $15,000.00 and bike rider had Better World Bicycle Insurance coverage of $100,000.00. Both policies were recovered for the client.
During the ACL festival cyclist was coming home from Whole Foods on his bike with groceries in his red back pack. Cyclist was crossing Lamar at the intersection of 6th when an SUV attempted to pass him sideswiping him and knocking the cyclist to the ground. Cyclist suffered a broken nose that required two surgeries.
Bicycle Accident - $250,000 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.
Bicycle Accident - $20,107.22 Settlement
Plaintiff/cyclist, a sixty-one year old man, was riding his bike home from the grocery store on Irving at the intersection of 20th Avenue . Negligent motorist failed to yield the right-of-way and hit cyclist. Settlement for plaintiff.
Bicycle Accident - $20,000 Settlement
Three cyclists leaving university grounds in the early evening, suddenly one cyclist catches rim on pot hole that measured approximately 30 inches in length and nearly 2 inches deep. The street had zero street lights. Although cyclist had a mounted headlight due to the angle, the edge of the pothole was not apparent without overhead lighting. Cyclist was thrown from her bike and suffered a broken olecranon (elbow) Cyclist sued the University and received settlement satisfying all medical costs, wage loss, and pain and suffering.
Bicycle Accident - $25,000 Settlement
Plaintiff/cyclist in Austin, Texas was riding on MLK, suffered eight broken vertebrae when the driver of a van made a right-hand turn directly in front of the cyclist clipping the cyclists wheel causing the cyclist to veer off the roadway and directly into a tree. Plaintiff settled for policy limits.
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.
Bike Crash Hit and Run Verdict
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:
Bike Crash - $219,157.21 Verdict
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
Bicycle Accident - $100,000 Settlement
Riding on Airport at 4 am bicyclist was hit from behind by a local cab. Rider was seriously injured and spent months recovering from multiple spinal fractures. Plaintiff was forced to settle for the policy limits of the vehicle $100,000.00 despite four months in ICU and the cost for care.
Bicycle Accident - $165,000 Settlement
Bicyclist was hit in bike lane by a driver of a car attempted to carelessly park in a vacant parking spot. Car driver drove directly into the path of the cyclist. The cyclist suffered the following injuries: left pisiform fracture and right patella dislocation with associated medial patellar facet fracture and lateral femoral condyle chip fracture and underwent outpatient open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery.
Bicycle Accident - $25,051.00 Settlement
Cyclist was traveling North on her bicycle on Chicon about to make a left turn on to East Fifth Street. She reached the intersection and stopped. She utilized her left arm to signal her intent to make a left turn. She waited for oncoming traffic to pass, just as a vehicle passed in the oncoming lane of traffic, the pick-up truck, identified by several witnesses as a 2001 Black Chevy Silverado, Extended Cab, license plate 90NKJ9, sped around her from behind, came up on the left, barely avoided a collision with the car passing, and hit the cyclist.
Plaintiff/avid cyclist, hit by a giant SUV in Austin on Amesbury as the cyclist was attempting to continue through the intersection on Guadalupe in a marked bike lane. The SUV ignored the cyclists right-of-way. Cyclist suffered a broken tibia. Settlement for Plaintiff.
Plaintiff/avid cyclist, and board member for the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, suffered a broken wrist and deep transverse laceration to the quadricep/VMO muscle when the driver of a BMW attempting to short-cut traffic, made an illegal right-hand turn onto the Octavia, Market Street, US HWY 101 on-ramp. Settlement for Plaintiff.
Motorcycle Accident - $10,000 Settlement
Plaintiff/motorcyclist and dedicated track racer was hit when a car making a right turn did not see her to his right. Plaintiff suffered right ankle scarring, settlement for plaintiff.
Bicycle Accident - $250,000 Settlement
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.
Motorcycle Accident - $100,000 Settlement
Plaintiff was riding a motorcycle down a residential street when a car did an illegal u-turn in the roadway colliding into the motorcyclist. Plaintiff suffered severe injury to his arm, leg and serious road burn. Settled for the $100,000.00 policy limits of the car driver.
Bicycle Crash - $10,000 Settlement
Cyclist was hit by motorist's rear view mirror while vehicle was passing the bicyclist. Cyclist suffered an abrasion on his cheek and scarring. There was no bike lane. Settlment for cyclist.
Motorcycle Accident - $65,000 Settlement
Motorcyclist was hit by drunk driver and suffered a broken clavicle. Drunk driver had no insurance. Settled for uninsured policy limits and restitution in criminal court.
*Results obtained may vary depending on the facts of each case.