$67k for Pedestrian Hit by Car in Los Angeles

$67k for Pedestrian Hit by Car in Los Angeles

A 75-year-old senior accountant suffered serious injuries in a pedestrian vs. auto accident at 6th Street and Harvard Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Prior to the accident, she was incredibly active, still enjoyed going to work every day, and spent her free time exercising, gardening, and traveling with her family.

Unfortunately, while out on her morning walk to work, the accountant suffered a fractured wrist when a driver made a left turn through the crosswalk where she was walking. She was legally crossing the street, and the driver did not see her before striking her and knocking her to the ground. The fracture affected her dominant hand, which made it extremely difficult for her to perform even basic necessary activities, such as opening doors, typing on a computer, fastening button on her shirt, or cutting her own food.

Underinsured Motorist Coverage

As someone who had been entirely independent prior to the accident, this was quite a blow to her lifestyle and self-confidence.  The driver who hit her had low insurance policy limits, but luckily, the accountant carried her own Underinsured Motorist coverage. She would need to coordinate between the two insurance companies, but the task was daunting. The paperwork and phone calls became overwhelming, and she needed to focus on her healing, so she hired Sally Morin Personal Injury Attorneys.

Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers

Sally and her team focused first on stepping in to take over the paperwork and handle the process so that the accountant could get the treatment she needed and get back to her work and life. Because the driver had such low insurance policy limits, the team needed to coordinate coverage between the two insurance companies. The team carefully documented the accountant’s loss of earnings and pain and suffering. They negotiated the accountant’s health insurance liens down to almost nothing, and they alleviated her stress and allowed her to focus on her life.

Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

The experienced Los Angeles pedestrian accident legal team at Sally Morin Personal Injury Attorneys obtained a settlement of $67,000 for their client, putting over $41,000 in her pocket after paying her legal fees and all of her medical expenses were negotiated and paid. The accountant was extremely grateful to put the accident behind her and move on with her life, with a little extra money for her planned eventual retirement!

Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers provides excellent service, and makes a bad situation easier to deal with. I highly recommend using their firm (especially the LA location). – Patricia

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If you’re someone who is considering an attorney for a personal accident, I highly recommend Sally Morin and her professional staff of attorneys. If you would like to know more details, feel free to contact me via Yelp and I would be happy to share more details. While I use Yelp quite often, I rarely post reviews… unless I’m truly blown away by great service (or angry with horrible service). If there were a sixth star, I would certainly give it to Rebecca and Sally!

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It is essential to know your rights after a traffic accident so you can protect yourself and the value of your claim.
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