Personal Injury Results

Severe Hand Injury - $132,500 Settlement

Our client’s left dominant hand was crushed when a machine equipment weighing over 400 pounds fell onto him at a New Hampshire auto repair shop.

Awarded: $132,500.
Type of Case: Hand Injury Caused by Property Owner Neglect
Situation/Injury: Machine equipment fell and crushed client’s left hand
Case Result: $132,500 Settlement

Our client suffered a crush injury to his left hand after a machine equipment fell down on him at a New Hampshire auto repair shop. Our client was at the shop to repair his lawn equipment, when the shop owner asked our client to hold two pieces of the lawn equipment together while he tightened the tie down strap. While holding the pieces as instructed, the strap let go along with the weld, causing the equipment to fall onto our client’s left dominant hand. The machine weighed over 400 pounds.

Our client suffered fractures, extensive swelling, bruising, scarring and bleeding from the numerous abrasions and lacerations in his hand. His injury required him to undergo several radiographs and an Occupational/Physical Rehabilitation Therapy. He will never regain normal function of his hand, even if he underwent a recommended surgery such a capsulectomy, tenolysis and lengthening, followed by extensive therapy.

Spinal Cord Injury, Defective Seat Belt – $1.2 Million Settlement

Our client, a 19-year-old woman suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury due to a defective seat belt in a single car accident.

What Happened

Due to slick roadway conditions, our client lost control of her vehicle, which spun out and rear-ended a light pole.

Under the force of the impact, our client’s seat belt malfunctioned and collapsed, causing serious injuries to her spinal cord.

Injuries from the Accident

As a result of the defective seat belt collapse, our client suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury.

How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help

The $1,200,000 settlement which was awarded to our client will go to provide her the financial means to treat her life-altering injuries and continue with her recovery.

The vehicle manufacturer paid the settlement on grounds that the car had multiple design defects and therefore was not crashworthy.

If you have been injured in a similar Massachusetts motor vehicle accident, and a defective seat belt only made it worse, it is in your best interest to consult with an experienced Boston personal injury lawyer to determine the strength of your claim and identify the liable parties.

Please note that each case is different. To find out what your case may be worth, speak with a personal injury attorney today.

Spinal Cord Injury from Car Accident – $1 Million Settlement

Our 43-year-old client suffered a serious spinal cord injury following a head-on accident with a teenage driver.

What Happened

Our client’s vehicle was struck head-on by a teen driver. The crash occurred as the teenager, who was traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour, crossed the double yellow line of the road and crashed head-on into the work van being operated by our client.

Injuries from the Accident

The collision resulted in a serious spinal cord injury and paralysis. As our client was paralyzed from the neck down, his injuries were life-altering. Attorney Tom Kiley obtained an award of a million dollars in settlement of our client’s case to help ease the financial burden caused by his injuries.

How a Boston Personal Injury Attorney Can Help

If you or a loved one suffered a traumatic spinal cord injury as a result a motor vehicle accident, you may have the legal right to pursue a personal injury claim against the negligent party.

Contact an experienced Boston car accident lawyer right away to determine the strength of your claim and identify the liable parties.

Please note that each case is different. To find out what your case may be worth, speak with a Boston car accident spinal injury lawyer specializing in vehicle accidents today.

Call our (888) 696-0504 or (617) 431-6897 to schedule your Free Consultation today.

Please note that each case is different. To find out what your case may be worth, speak with a personal injury attorney today.

Neck Injury in Car Accident – $695,000 Settlement

Our client sustained a neck fracture and a temporary paralysis in an auto accident.

What Happened

Our client, a 17-year-old girl, sustained the injury when her seat belt malfunctioned during an auto accident, in which the vehicle she was riding in struck a parked vehicle.

In the collision, instead of protecting her, her seat belt spooled out, so the girl struck her head on the roof and the pillar of the vehicle. As a result, she fractured her neck, and suffered a temporary paralysis.

Liability Issues

The defective seat belt was found responsible for our client’s injuries, and our client sued the auto manufacturer. She received $695,000 in settlement.

How a Accident Injury Lawyer Can Help

If you have sustained a similar injury in an auto accident in which a defective seat belt failed to protect you, it is in your best interest to talk to an experienced Boston spinal cord injury attorney about your accident case. Your lawyer will help you determine the strength of your claim and identify the liable parties.

Please note that each case is different. To find out what your case may be worth, speak with a personal injury attorney today.

How a Massachusetts Accident Injury Attorney Can Help

If you, or a loved, have sustained an injury in a similar accident in Massachusetts, it is in your best interest to contact a personal injury lawyer in your area who can examine all aspects of your accident. After an initial evaluation of your personal injury case, your attorney will be able determine the strength of your claim and identify the liable parties.

To get started, call (888) 696-0504 for a free case evaluation with the accident injury lawyers at Kiley Law Group.