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Defendant Turned In Front Of Plaintiff’s Van – $250,000 Settlement

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March 02, 1998
Cite this Page: 10 N.C.L.W. 1382

Verdicts & Settlements
Negligence/Auto

Defendant Turned In Front Of Plaintiff’s Van — Fractures — Unsuccessful Shoulder Replacement — $250,000 Settlement

Brief Statement of Claim: The plaintiff claimed personal injuries resulting from a collision when the defendant turned left in front of the plaintiff’s van.
Principal Injuries (in order of severity): Fracture of right arm with unsuccessful shoulder replacement; fracture of left arm, requiring surgery; fractures of wrist and shoulder
Special Damages: $62,000 in past medical expenses and need for significant attendant care services in the future
Tried or settled: Settled
County where tried or settled: Alleghany
Case Name and number: Delp v. Allen
Date Concluded: January 1998
Name of Judge: n/a
Amount: $250,000
Insurance Carrier: Penn National
Expert Witnesses and areas of expertise: Cynthia Wilhelm, rehabilitation counseling
Attorneys for plaintiffs: George Francisco of Francisco & Merritt, Mount Airy
Other Useful Info: Settlement materials included a videotape illustrating plaintiff’s physical limitations caused by the accident and the rehabilitation consultant’s report forecasting the need for significant future attendant care services which will be needed by the 74-year-old plaintiff.

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