Injury Type: Multiple, listed below
Accident Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
The client was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, where liability was heavily contested.
- Injury/accident suffered
- Hospitalized for 5 days with 3 pelvic fractures, 2 rib fractures, tear in left knee requiring arthroscopy, 4-5 weeks in a rehabilitation facility, laceration of spleen, scalp laceration, concussion
- Location of injury/accident
- Bay Shore, NY
- How did the injury/accident happen?
- The client was stopped exiting a 7-11 parking lot, about to cross over a two-lane roadway. Weather conditions were wet and foggy. After checking to see if the roadway was clear, they pulled out and were T-boned by a speeding vehicle.
How did Tona Law help?
Liability was heavily disputed. Due to this dispute and the severity of the client’s injuries, the carrier denied the claim. Tona Law initiated litigation immediately. After expert witness disclosure was exchanged, which included a report from accident reconstruction and highway safety specialists, a near-full policy settlement was reached.