$100,000 Policy Limits Settlement for Runner Hit by Car in San Francisco

A 29-year-old project manager at a large satellite data company suffered serious injuries as a runner hit by a car in San Francisco. A driver sped through a red light while the project manager was jogging across an intersection at Market Street and Dolores Street in front of Whole Foods Market.

The runner suffered multiple broken lower leg bones and a fractured pelvis, as well as a fractured vertebra. He underwent emergency surgery for the fractures and a severed artery in his leg, and spent a lengthy time in the hospital recuperating.

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The medical bills were significant, the driver’s insurance was denying liability, and the police report was incomplete.  To make matters worse, the runner had serious difficulties getting his health insurance to pay for his treatment, due to multiple clerical errors. The runner was overwhelmed by all the paperwork, the insurance claims process, and about paying his medical bills. As his bills went rapidly to collections, he knew he needed help, so he hired Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers.

Sally and her team faced a perfect storm of challenges in the case, including low insurance policy limits, a liability dispute, and strict medical lien reimbursement. The driver carried only the California state minimum for liability insurance, $15,000. Even though the project manager carried Underinsured Motorist Coverage on his own auto policy, which was helpful, his bills outstripped the pool of insurance funds by several hundred thousand dollars. The young man was facing staggering medical debt due to the accident.

Exorbitant Medical Bills Shouldn’t Consume Your Injury Settlement

However, after obtaining the $100,000 of available insurance funds, the Sally Morin team negotiated the his medical bills down drastically. They pushed his health insurance company to pay the fair amount owed to his medical providers. The team organized his paperwork, tracked his debts, and helped him protect his credit score, alleviating his stress and allowing him to focus on his recovery.

Having Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers on You Side Will Make All the Difference

The experienced pedestrian accident legal team at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers obtained a settlement of $100,000 for their client, putting over $30,163.52 in his pocket after his medical expenses had been settled, and eliminating his extensive financial burdens. Their client was relieved and re-energized, knowing that he was not only physically healed, but financially secure!

Know When You Need Legal Help for Your California Pedestrian Accident Settlement

When you are wondering whether or not you need an attorney or when you might need one, you should reach out to an experienced personal injury lawyer in California to learn your rights. You can get the legal advice you need to help you navigate the process and handle the insurance companies to get you a full and fair settlement.

If you or someone you love has suffered major injuries in a runner hit by car accident, get a FREE, no-risk evaluation of your case online NOW.

Accident Client

“Last March, my partner was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street. During this difficult time of healing, we knew that bills were going to pile up and his was going to be a long process. After looking at multiple law firms, we knew that Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers was going to be the best place to work with. Lauren and her team were patient, supportive and caring during his difficult time. His schedule was always busy with work and doctor appointments that his main source of communication was through email. Lauren and her team made it to where he didn’t have to worry about anything but just sending over the paper work he got from the hospital, and other bill collectors involving his incident and they worried about the rest.

Because of all their help my partner Aaron, was able to heal with less worries on his shoulders. By end of December, everything was settled and we were pleased with the results. I’d like to give a huge thank you to Lauren & the Sally Morin team. If you’re looking for a law firm for your incident, I’d definitely look at this law firm.”

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