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Significant Verdicts and Settlements

$1,975,000 Settlement

  • Plaintiff was hit head-on causing multiple fractures of lower extremities
  • Numerous surgeries with hardware implantation
  • Case resolved at mediation after many years of intense litigation

Policy Limit Settlement

  • $250,000 (full policy limits) tendered prior to lawsuit
  • Knee and shoulder injuries

Bad Faith Settlement

  • Two plaintiffs: $270,000 total combined settlement
  • $20,000 (full policy limits) tendered to each plaintiff by person who caused the accident
  • Subsequently, the plaintiffs filed a claim with their own underinsured motorist company. The initial offers were unreasonably low at $26,500 combined
  • After alleging bad faith and violations of the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act, the cases were settled with the underinsured motorist insurance company for an additional $230,000

Drunk Driver

  • $170,000 settlement prior to suit.
  • Drunk driver
  • Shoulder injury

Mediation

  • $195,000 settlement recovered at mediation
  • Plaintiff suffered a sprain which exacerbated a pre-existing condition

Bad Faith Settlement

  • Insurance company offered $0 after receiving prior attorney’s demand for policy limits in an uninsured motorist claim
  • Prior attorney referred case to Attorney D’Amico
  • Two days after receipt of Attorney D’Amico’s letter alleging bad faith and unfair insurance practices, insurance company tendered the full $100,000 policy limit

Bad Faith Settlement

  • $100,000 (full policy limit) paid by underinsured motorist carrier shortly after lawsuit was brought for bad faith and unfair insurance practices
  • Shoulder injury

Tractor Trailer Settlement

  • $100,000 settlement
  • Plaintiff was sideswiped by a tractor trailer that denied liability
  • Soft tissue injuries

Bad Faith Settlement

  • $58,000 settlement at mediation
  • Plaintiff was rear ended at low speed causing neck injuries
  • Underinsured motorist carrier refused to offer more than $20,000 until claims for bad faith and unfair insurance practices were brought

Policy Limit Settlement

  • $100,000 (full policy limit) settlement after initial offer of $22,486
  • Soft tissue neck and back injuries

Disputed Injury Causation

  • Insurance company hired its own doctor to determine that the plaintiff’s wrist injury was unrelated to the motor vehicle accident
  • $106,000 settlement after initial offer of $0

Bad Faith Settlement

  • $100,00 (full policy limit) settlement paid by uninsured motorist carrier
  • Case had been in suit for one year prior to Attorney D’Amico’s involvement
  • Policy limits paid within two months after filing of claims for bad faith and unfair insurance practices

Policy Limit Settlement

  • Brain injury causation disputed by insurance company from the outset
  • $100,000 (full policy limit) tendered by insurer after motion for prejudgment remedy filed

Mediation

  • $52,000 settlement after lengthy mediation
  • Minor impact accident
  • Soft tissue injuries

Court Trial

  • Trial verdict of $82,451.08
  • Final offer before trial was $35,000

Arbitration Award

  • $94,000 arbitration award
  • Defendant turned left at stoplight when unsafe to do so. Insurance company disputed liability
  • Final offer prior to arbitration of $42,000

Policy Limit Settlement

  • $25,000 policy limit tendered from the at-fault party’s insurer within two months of accident
  • Subsequently, $50,000 policy limit tendered from underinsured motorist carrier after alleging bad faith and unfair insurance practices
  • Pedestrian accident

Jury Trial

  • Plaintiff pulled out of side street onto main road and was impacted by defendant traveling at an unreasonable rate of speed
  • Liability was denied and no settlement offer was made prior to trial
  • Plaintiff underwent 6 months of chiropractic treatment
  • Jury found in favor of the plaintiff and awarded $35,000

Prejudgment Remedy

  • $50,000 settlement after motion for prejudgment remedy filed
  • Initial offer of $18,000

Court Trial

  • Two plaintiffs: trial verdict of $21,808.90 and $28,590.00
  • Verdict was over 4x final offers before trial

Court Trial

  • Two plaintiffs: trial verdict of $14,221 and $14,014
  • Final offers of $5,000 for each plaintiff prior to trial
  • Defendant ran stop sign, insurance company disputed liability
  • Court trial

Settlement Over 3x Initial Offer

  • $50,000 settlement
  • Initial offer of $15,000

Disputed Liability

  • Settlement of $31,100
  • Settlement over 4x initial offer
  • Insurance company initially denied liability and offered $0

Arbitration Award

  • $25,000 arbitration award (full policy limits)
  • Award was over 3x settlement offer

Court Trial

  • Two plaintiffs: trial verdict of $13,460 and $15,000
  • Over 3x final offer for each respective plaintiff

Policy Limit Settlement

  • $25,000 settlement (full policy limits)
  • Settlement reached after initial offer of $5,000

Policy Limit Settlement

  • Three plaintiffs: $40,000 settlement combined (full policy limits)
  • Initial offer of $15,000 combined

Court Trial

  • Three plaintiffs: Trial verdict of $37,079.48 combined
  • Final combined offers prior to trial of $15,000

Policy Limit Settlement

  • $25,000 settlement prior to suit
  • Pedestrian hit while riding motorized scooter through a crosswalk
  • Facial lacerations requiring stitches, broken big toe
“Results not typical. Results depend upon the unique facts of each case. We cannot guarantee any specific result in your case.”