Workers Compensation and Auto Accidents

Workers Compensation and Auto Accident Settled for $75,000

On March 17, 2002, a middle-aged man, an employee of Raytheon Technical Services Corporation, was the victim of an automobile collision while on-the-job and in the scope of his employment. He sustained severe bodily injuries and corresponding damages including but not limited displaced right posterior column fracture of the acetabulum’s right hip (surgery wasn’t obtained). Sokoloff & Weinstein, P.A., Attorneys at Law, were able to garner the underlying $50,000.00 bodily injury coverage limit from GMAC, while also obtaining the secondary $25,000.00 coverage limit from Florida Farm Bureau, his own Underinsured Motorist (UIM) insurer. The total settlement of $75,000.00 was made up of all of the available insurance coverage.

As this was primarily a worker’s compensation case, Sokoloff & Weinstein, P.A. had some of its affiliated attorneys handle the plaintiff’s worker’s compensation matter on behalf of the injured worker. Concurrently with the independent tort case for bodily injury and underinsured motorist claim, Sokoloff & Weinstein’s affiliated attorneys were able to garner an additional worker’s compensation settlement of value in six figures.

Workers Compensation and Auto Accident Settled for $60,490

On May 19th, 2004, a middle-aged man, an employee of the Budget Group, Inc. (airport rental car shuttle driver), was the victim of an automobile collision while on-the-job and in the scope of his employment. Our client sustained a herniated disc with a surgical recommendation (surgery wasn’t obtained). Sokoloff & Weinstein, P.A., Attorneys at Law, were able to garner the underlying $25,000.00 bodily injury coverage limit from State Farm, while also obtaining the secondary $25,000.00 coverage limit from Allstate, his own Underinsured Motorist (UIM) insurer, a total settlement of $50,000.00, which was all of the available insurance coverage.

As this was primarily a worker’s compensation case, Sokoloff & Weinstein, P.A. had some of its affiliated attorneys handle the plaintiff’s worker’s compensation matter on behalf of the injured worker. Concurrently with the independent tort case for bodily injury and underinsured motorist claim, Sokoloff & Weinstein’s affiliated attorneys were able to garner an additional worker’s compensation settlement of $10,490.00 for our client. The total settlement for our client was $60,490.

Workers Compensation and Auto Accident Settled for $55,000

On August 10th, 2011, a middle-aged woman was the victim of a rear-end automobile collision while on-the-job and in the scope of her employment. She sustained a single protruded/herniated disc with a surgical recommendation (surgery wasn’t obtained). Sokoloff & Weinstein, P.A., Attorneys at Law, were able to garner the underlying $10,000.00 bodily injury coverage limit from Allstate, while also obtaining a secondary $30,000.00 settlement from USAA, her own Underinsured Motorist (UIM) insurer.

Overall a $40,000.00 settlement from the available insurance coverage. As this was primarily a worker’s compensation case, Sokoloff & Weinstein, P.A. had some of its affiliated attorneys handle the plaintiff’s worker’s compensation matter on behalf of the injured worker. Concurrently with the independent tort case for bodily injury and underinsured motorist claim, Sokoloff & Weinstein’s affiliated attorneys were able to garner an additional worker’s compensation settlement of $15,000.00 for our client, bringing the total settlement to $55,000.