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Plaintiff involved in wreck with drunken driver – $67,500 Settlement

Plaintiff suffered a sprained knee and had trouble sleeping after a collision involving a drunken driver. The defendant’s insurer offered $20,000 to settle directly with the plaintiff, despite damages of $16,464.76. After several months, the case was settled with the defendant’s carrier and the UM carrier for $67,500.

[13-T-119]

Type of action: Personal injury – auto accident
Injuries alleged: Sprained knee, insomnia
Name of case: Lucas v. Prince
Special damages: $16,464.76
Offer: $20,000
Date resolved: June 19, 2013
Verdict or settlement: Settlement
Amount: $67,500
Attorney for plaintiff: D. Wayne O’Bryan, Richmond
Insurance carrier: GMAC


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