On April 23, after a two-and-a-half-day Jury trial in the King County Courthouse in Seattle, a personal injury verdict was delivered by the jury in favor of the plaintiff represented by the attorneys at Davis Law Group, P.S.
The issue of liability in this case was never in question. In the end, the jury agreed that the defendant was responsible for our client's medical bills, in addition to other non-economic damages. The jury awarded just under $90,000 for personal injury to our client, a 91-year-old woman who was injured in a West Seattle car accident.
The damages were hotly contested. The Davis Law Group team of attorneys diligently handled the trial with occasional assistance and encouragement from founding attorney Chris Davis.
Client's Medical Bills Disputed
The case centered around a serious car accident which occurred in March 2015. Our client was returning home from having dinner with friends when she was involved in a T-bone wreck with a driver making an illegal left turn. The impact caused our client to crash into two other vehicles and sustain serious injuries.
Our client had over $25,000 in medical bills as a result of the crash. Before hiring an attorney, the at-fault driver’s insurance company, Allstate, offered the victim less than $5,000 — far from a fair settlement. The lowball offer led her to hiring the experienced and knowledgeable team at Davis Law Group. Even after retaining an attorney, the insurance company continued to play hardball.
Davis Law Group filed a lawsuit on our client's behalf. Allstate then offered $16,000 before trial. DLG's attorneys repeatedly demanded Allstate’s policy limits of $50,000. After an unsuccessful round of mediation in which the defense would not budge, our client received an expedited trial date due to her age.
As evidenced by the $90,000 Jury verdict for our client, Davis Law Group had every right to fight for appropriate compensation.
The defendant fiercely contested our client's medical bills. The defense team brought in an out-of-state expert to testify that the medical bills were excessive. With help from Mr. Davis, the team at Davis Law Group got those medical bills — and more — taken care of for our client.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision, contact the team of Seattle car accident lawyers at Davis Law Group. Call (206) 727-4000.