$4,677,244 court judgment in San Mateo County in a serious motorcycle accident where the motorcyclist was hit by a car driving on the wrong side of the road. The motorcyclist sustained serious injuries, including multiple broken bones requiring surgeries.
$4,600,000 result for a Bay Area Physician who sustained an impalement injury to their dominant hand in a trip and fall accident. The client tripped and fell on a landscaping rock that protruded into a walkway on a commercial property.
$2,525,000 result for clients who were pedestrians involved in an accident caused by a commercial vehicle.
$1,750,000 result for the family of a 71-year-old woman hit and killed by an agricultural vehicle.
$1,750,000 settlement for the family of a pedestrian run over on the sidewalk by a trailer that had come loose from a commercial vehicle pulling it.
$1,750,000 result for a client rear-ended by a commercial truck suffering spinal injuries that would require spinal surgery.
$1,500,000 result for a 73-year-old retired man who tripped and fell on a box inside the entryway door of a market sustaining a femur fracture that required surgery. He suffered post-surgical complications and was hospitalized for 43 days. A claim for loss of consortium was made for his wife.
$1,125,000 settlement for client in Santa Clara County on a case where the insurance company was disputing insurance coverage and had refused to extend insurance coverage to the client.
$1,000,000 result for a client who sustained a serious injury requiring three surgeries. The 66-year-old client tripped and fell on a raised concrete walkway on a commercial property.
$998,000 result for a father and son injured by a negligent tow truck driver. The father required surgery for a tibia fibula fracture. Son suffered a fractured skull, a punctured lung, sutured spleen, liver laceration, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
$990,000 settlement for client hit by a car in a San Francisco crosswalk, sustaining a mild traumatic brain injury, a hairline fracture of the fibula, and worsened esotropia in one of her eyes.
$925,000 settlement for a client whose elderly parent was struck and killed in a crosswalk by a public transit bus. Both the motorist and the elderly pedestrian shared fault for the accident.
$900,000 result for two adult family members whose elderly father was killed in a car accident caused by a semi-truck.
$890,000 result in a contested liability construction site accident case where a client, a general contractor visiting someone at a job site, fell through an opening on the 2nd floor and sustained an injury to his back that required surgery and placement of a titanium rod in his spine. The client also suffered fractures to both heels, one required casting.
$825,000 settlement for a client who slipped and fell on a dangerous sidewalk in San Francisco and suffered serious ankle fractures that required surgery and removal of surgical hardware.
$825,000 settlement for a pedestrian hit by an SUV in a crosswalk and sustained a neck injury that required surgery.
$775,000 settlement for 48-year-old migrant farmworker struck by a vehicle as a pedestrian sustaining a head injury and mild traumatic brain injury.
$750,000 settlement for a 70-year-old client who suffered a femur fracture that required surgery as a result of a fall accident caused by negligent property maintenance.
$722,500 result for parents whose son was an unseatbelted passenger who was in a car that was hit by a drunk driver in San Mateo County. The son died in the accident. The defense claimed that the lack of a seatbelt caused the son’s death, not the accident which they claimed he would have survived if he was seat belted.
$707,000 result for a San Francisco surgeon who injured his neck in a rear-end collision in San Francisco. The client’s neck injury was non-surgical.
$705,000 result in solo vehicle rollover collision/dangerous roadway condition case, despite a police report that was against the client. The client was drinking at the time of the accident and traveling at high speed according to witnesses. The client died in the accident but left a child behind who survived the accident.
$650,000 result in a wrongful death case involving an elderly woman in her late 80s who had Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. She died of heatstroke on a very hot day while in the care of a San Mateo County nursing home.
$640,000 settlement in trip and fall over a raised sidewalk that resulted in multiple elbow fractures and required surgery.
$550,000 result for client wearing dark clothing hit by a police car at night in a crosswalk. Liability was disputed. The police officer claimed he had the light, and our client claimed she had the light. The client sustained a fibula fracture that required surgery. The client also suffered an episode of Deep Vein Thrombosis following surgery.
$525,000 result in a dangerous road condition case where a motorcyclist hit a pothole at night in a turn lane on the roadway and suffered a spleen injury that required spleen removal.
$500,000 result for bicyclist injured by a motorist on Grizzly Peak. The car driver denied responsibility for the accident. There were no witnesses to the accident. The bicyclist was helmeted but sustained a head injury, wrist fractures, fractured fingers, cuts on both hands, a fractured tooth, and a fractured left elbow. No surgeries were required.
$500,000 insurance policy limit for a motorcyclist who suffered a serious leg injury after being hit by an elderly motorist in Santa Cruz County. The Hassell Law Group obtained this result despite the fact that the police report was against the motorcyclist.
$437,500 settlement for a scooter operator who was hit by a car and suffered a loss of consciousness, a hand fracture, and an ankle tendon injury which required surgery.
$414,000 result for a pianist who fractured two fingers requiring surgery on his dominant hand as a result of ill-functioning elevator doors and poor maintenance.
$375,000 result for a motorist in a high-speed freeway collision. The driver of a commercial truck made an illegal lane change forcing a female motorist’s car off the freeway. The client sustained a labral tear in her hip that required surgery, along with a concussion and spinal injuries which resolved.
$375,000 result for a woman struck by a car while in a crosswalk sustaining a fractured wrist (non-dominant hand) that required surgery.
$350,000 result in San Francisco slip and fall accident case where client slipped and fell on a wet PG+E metal cover while walking down a hill and sustained left ankle fractures that required surgery.
$330,000 result for the client in a low-impact rear-end automobile accident that caused the client to require arthroscopic shoulder surgery. The accident also aggravated a preexisting neck injury and led to the client requiring ongoing neck treatment.
$325,000 insurance policy limit for an elderly client in San Francisco who was struck by a car while crossing the street and sustained a mild traumatic brain injury and a facial fracture.
$325,000 result from a negligent elderly man’s insurer. The elderly driver hit a pedestrian who sustained a leg fracture requiring surgery.
$300,000 result for a pedestrian injured by a car in San Francisco.
$300,000 result for a family who was injured when an uninsured negligent driver caused an accident with the family’s vehicle.
$290,000 result for the client in his 60’s in Santa Cruz who went over his handlebars when a parking lot attendant accidentally lowered a gate arm in front of the bicyclist, causing him to slam on his brakes. The client sustained a radial head fracture in his elbow on his non-dominant arm that required surgery. The client’s medical bills were around $35,000.
$275,000 settlement for client against a public entity where client tripped and fell over a raised sidewalk caused by a city tree. The client sustained knee, shoulder, ankle, and hand injuries in the fall.
$265,000 settlement for a client who sustained a fractured shoulder in a raised sidewalk trip and fall case.
$260,000 settlement for a client who sustained a dislocated shoulder requiring surgery in a raised sidewalk trip and fall case.
$250,000 result for the client that sustained head and neck injuries when a negligent driver turned in front of her.
$250,000 result for a pedestrian injured by a negligent driver while crossing in a crosswalk.
$250,000 result for a motorist involved in a car accident who sustained a concussion/head injury.
$244,000 result for a bicyclist who was struck by a car and sustained dental injuries.
$237,500 result against a private property owner’s insurer for a client in Berkeley staircase slip and fall accident, resulting in an ankle injury that required surgery.
$223,500 settlement for a client that suffered multiple fractures in a head-on collision caused by a negligent driver.
$220,000 result in Sonoma County fall injury case involving an older woman who suffered a fractured arm.
$215,000 result in a San Francisco bike accident case where a driver pulled out of a driveway and struck a cyclist causing aggravation of a prior hip condition and required surgery. The bicyclist was on the wrong side of the road going the wrong way when hit.
$200,000 insurance policy limit in low impact rear-end collision that caused client an early-term miscarriage.
$190,000 result for an elderly pedestrian who was injured by a negligent driver while crossing in a crosswalk.
$150,000 result from a restaurant in a Santa Clara slip and fall accident in front of the restaurant. The client sustained an ankle fracture.
$125,000 result for a passenger who was injured in a collision when his friend drove their car off the road accidentally. The passenger sustained a concussion and other soft tissue injuries.
$100,000 for a client, a front-seat passenger in a car that was broad-sided. The client claimed she sustained a meniscus tear in the accident. The other driver’s insurance company disputed that the meniscus tear was caused by this accident, claiming she did not hit her knee during the accident and did not complain of knee pain at the ER or until 10 days after the accident.
$100,000 for a client who was a pedestrian involved in an accident with a motorist. Both parties shared fault for the accident.
$100,000 for a client who was injured during a collision between her vehicle and a negligent driver.
$85,000 result for an unhelmeted bicyclist struck by a motorist, despite the police report being against the bicyclist.
$75,000 result in a San Francisco pedestrian crosswalk accident case for a pedestrian who sustained a concussion but had limited residual symptoms.
Note: Client results portrayed on this website were dependent on the facts of the subject case, and case results will differ if based on different facts.