Today we’re going to talk about what is involved in a drunk driving accident case. Our law firm handles many types of cases, many of which include drunk driving accident cases. People often ask me what is involved in a a drunk driving accident case. When a drunk...
In part 1 of this post last week, we talked about planning to drive safely this holiday season. This week, let’s discuss the things an injured person should do in case of a driving accident. Read below to learn more. What should I do if I am injured in a drunk driving...
The holidays are right around the corner. Many of us have already begun our shopping and we’re looking forward to family gatherings and holiday parties. Unfortunately, when we plan for the holidays we have to plan for another part of this season—an increase in drunk...
At Howe & Associates, our personal injury attorneys see an overwhelming amount of injury and suffering resulting from irresponsible and negligent driving. One of the most common causes of automotive accidents is driving while intoxicated. There truth is, there is...
At Howe & Associates, our personal injury attorneys work with clients involved in car accidents on a daily basis. Our job is to help those who are injured in these accidents to secure the compensation they need to cover medical costs, emotional suffering, and...
Following a collision with a drunk driver, there are many thoughts that run through a person’s head. Contacting a drunk driving accident lawyer is not necessarily the first. Neither is what to do next, because first and foremost, making sure everyone is okay is all...
After negotiations with the insurance company, Howe & Associates recovered a sum of $250,000 for our client after he was injured in a motor vehicle crash
Our client, a long time listener to our weekly radio show, contacted our office immediately after being injured in a car accident. As his pain increased, our client sought the services of a local doctor, who was able to connect his injuries to the car crash. Howe & Associate’s Legal Team immediately began settlement negotiations with the opposing insurance company, who initially declined to associate many of the injuries to the accident. After evidence was presented, the insurance company agreed to fairly and adequately compensate our client for his injuries.
We recovered a sum of $250,000 for our client who was injured when her vehicle was struck from behind by an at-fault driver
A few days after the accident, our client began experiencing increasing pain in her spine, and, after a consultation with her primary care physician, she was diagnosed by an Orthopedic Specialist. Her diagnostic testing revealed injuries that were connected to the collision and after substantial negotiations with the insurance company, Howe & Associates’ Legal Team recovered a quarter of a million dollars for our valued client.
We obtained a recovery of $350,000 for our client, who was injured when her car was t-boned while she was driving down a neighborhood road
She was transported to the hospital and diagnosed with spinal injuries. Our treatment team monitored the case closely while our client continued with her treatment and diagnostic care from her doctors and after her recovery, our legal team undertook a swift negotiations process in order to achieve this recovery for our client. Our team was successful in obtaining funds for our client’s future medical care
Negotiated a $450,000 recovery for our client who was injured when her SUV was sideswiped by a tractor-trailer
Our client suffered spine and hip injuries after her vehicle spun 160 degrees, striking a roadside barrier and was transported to the hospital via ambulance. After obtaining the full diagnosis of her injuries, the legal team at Howe & Associates entered into immediate negotiations with the opposing insurance carrier and after much dialogue, secured a settlement figure for our client that allowed her to obtain the additional medical treatment that she required.
Recovery after 18-Wheeler Trucking Accident
As she was riding down the road in a car driven by her husband, our client’s car was struck on the passenger side door by a Tractor Trailer that was attempting to turn the truck onto the street on which our client was traveling. Our client sustained immediate injuries in the collision. Because our law firm had represented her husband on a motor vehicle accident case before, our client contacted our firm via cell phone immediately after the collision. Howe & Associates team went to work instantly on the case, conducting an immediate investigation and accident reconstruction of the accident scene. After several attempts by the insurance company to resolve the case for a lower figure, Howe & Associates was able to obtain a significant settlement in the amount of $475,000 for our client.
Recovery after Commercial Vehicle Accident
While driving along a suburban street, our client was struck on the passenger side of his vehicle by an out of control Company Truck. While our client was unsure of the full extent of his injuries until days after the collision due to his body initially being in shock, he began experiencing significant pain in the days following the collision and contacted Howe & Associates for a consultation. After the initial consultation, our legal services were immediately retained by the client so that his legal interests could be protected by our legal team. After the filing of a lawsuit against the Corporation that employed the at-fault driver and extensive legal proceedings, Howe & Associates successfully obtained a $1,750,000 recovery on behalf for our client.
Recovery Of Settlement Funds in Tractor-Trailer Accident
An 18 Wheeler ran into the back of our client’s vehicle, causing the vehicle to then crash into the back of the car in front of her. Our client contacted our firm and we were able to guide our client in her case right away. As the tractor-trailer also struck other vehicles during this extensive accident, Howe & Associates was able to recover a sum much greater than any of the other victims in the crash. The experience of handling commercial vehicle cases for decades was a significant factor in the ultimate recovery for our client.
Policy Limits Recovery
Our clients were traveling in their vehicle in middle Georgia when they were struck from behind by an at-fault driver. Our clients went to the hospital initially to diagnose their injuries, but after several days, the injuries continued to manifest. Howe & Associates medical team was able to relate a significant amount of medical issues to the accident that the insurance company initially attempted to exclude. Further, our investigative team was able to obtain all of the details as to the at-fault driver’s condition at the time of the accident and the fact that the driver had not only been driving under the influence of alcohol, but had previous driving record issues.
Recovery Against Out Of State Commercial Entity
Howe & Associates was contacted by an aggrieved client who suffered damages resulting from a commercial transaction with an out of state corporation, transacting business in the State of Georgia. After initial consultations with different law firms, Howe & Associates was retained in the case due to our extensive litigation experience. After extensive, hard-fought litigation, including depositions of multiple individuals, we were able to obtain a $765,000 recovery in the case.
Driving down the road on a Sunday afternoon, our client was struck, head-on, by an at-fault driver. Our client contacted Howe & Associates the next day from the hospital. Our investigative team immediately engaged in an accident reconstruction and investigation of the circumstances, uncovering the fact that the at-fault driver had been under the influence of alcohol on, not only this occasion, but had multiple prior incidents involving similar facts. Our medical team was able to oversee all treatment received by our client and during the ensuing litigation, compile all causation issues in order to achieve this significant recovery.
Policy Limit Recovery of Insurance Proceeds
Our client, a student at a University in the State of Georgia, was rear-ended at a stop sign. The at-fault driver, fled the scene and was later found to have been driving under the influence of alcohol. Howe & Associates was contacted by our client immediately after the accident and our investigative team went to work investigating the details of the accident. It was later proven that the at-fault driver had been texting on his cell phone, in addition to driving under the influence. An extensive background investigation revealed several prior offenses for similar actions. Initially, the insurance company issued several low offers. After a lawsuit was instituted by Howe & Associates and depositions taken of all parties, we were able to secure a $1,000,000 recovery for our client.
Recovery Achieved During Lawsuit Prior To Trial
After extensive, hard-fought litigation, Howe & Associates was successful in achieving a $1,100,000 recovery on behalf of our client on this automobile accident case involving complex medical issues. After her vehicle was struck in an intersection via a T-Bone collision, our client suffered spine injuries. Subsequently, she developed ancillary medical conditions that Howe & Associates was successful in relating to the motor vehicle collision. While the insurance company initially denied a connection of the medical condition, Howe & Associates instituted a lawsuit and, through the legal process, was able to link the medical condition to the accident.