Settlements & Verdicts 2007

  • 11/30/07 $300,000 Personal Injury Settlement: Moped Accident On June 27, 2007, Brian Cunha & Associate clients, husband and wife, were operating their moped on Kempton Street in Fall River Massachusetts, when they were struck by a negligently driven motor vehicle that had run the stop sign.

    As a result of the motor vehicle accident accident the husband sustained personal injuries including a fractured pelvis which required surgical intervention, including, neck, arm and knee sprains and multiple contusions. His wife sustained personal injuries including a fractured thumb and a deep laceration to her leg. Both required hospitalization and outpatient therapy.

    A lawsuit was filed in the Fall River Massachusetts Superior Court and a demand for the automobile accident insurance policy limits of both the operator's household policy and the owner of the vehicle's automobile accident insurance policy were made. After some negotiation the automobile accident insurer to Brian Cunha & Associate the maximum available under the policies totalling $100.000.00.

    After the applicable set-off, Arbella, the under-insurer for brian Cunha & Associate client paid their full personal injury policy limits on behalf of the husband in the amount of $200,000.

    The wife's personal injury claim for the remaining $200,000.00 is still pending as she is still undergoing medical care and has not reach a medical end-result.

  • $120,000.00 Judgment: Auto Accident 2007The Plaintiff was injured in an auto accident on Route 3 in Milton Ma. After stopping to help persons in another accident that he had observed occur in front of him, as he was pulling out he was struck by a car causing him to sustain 3 broken ribs and a fractured tooth. He spent three days in the hospital.
  • $187,500.00 Arbitration Judgment: Underinsured Auto Accident 2007The plaintiff was injured in an auto accident in Tiverton RI, when he was struck in the rear of his auto my another driver resulting in injuries to his lower back. The plaintiff underwent surgery for his back with good results. We settled the claim against the driver for $100,000.00 and proceeded to make a claim against the underinsured portion of his policy. After hearing the arbitrator awarded an additional $187,500.00

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