In a car accident that left 70-year-old Stan with numerous injuries, Jacoby & Meyers advocated for his rights, ultimately winning a settlement of $2 million. This compensation addressed his medical costs, lost income, and the pain and suffering he endured.
Background of the Case
Stan*, 70, was driving southbound in the San Fernando Valley, eager to get home after a long day and having paid his insurance bill. As he slowed down for traffic, the defendant’s car rear-ended his vehicle, causing it to collide with another car ahead.
Impact on the Client
The accident had a significant impact on Stan’s life. He suffered from various ailments, including headaches, dizziness, ringing in his ears, and memory loss. Additionally, he experienced numbness in his shoulder, back pain, and pain in his legs, feet, and knees. The injuries led to Stan losing his job.
The accident also took an emotional toll on Stan. He became depressed and anxious, even contemplating suicide due to the severity of his condition. His physical injuries hindered his ability to walk and stand without assistance, further exacerbating his pain and suffering.
How Jacoby & Meyers Helped
Jacoby & Meyers, led by Laura Lynn Davidson, successfully represented Stan in his case against the defendant.
The legal team was able to secure a $2 million settlement, which covered Stan’s lost wages and medical bills, in addition to compensating him for the pain and suffering he endured due to his injuries.