July 5, 2002
COURT CASE NO.:
Hyde v Santellano, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. PC028154 California Personal Injury Attorney Verdict/Judgment Date: 7/5/2002.
A woman who was stopped at a stop light was rear ended by a drunk driver, and she sustained bruises and soft tissue injuries to her neck and back. Defendant’s insurance company initially offered $15,000 to settle the case. Three days before trial defendant’s offer increased to $25,000. Plaintiffs demanded $100,000. The case proceeded to trial and the jury awarded plaintiff $320,793 in damages. Full story published in “Trials Digest”, Vol. 6, No.7, February 17, 2003.