Automobile Collisions Cases

$9,800,000 Settlement

For a 21-year old woman who was permanently paralyzed when a tractor trailer rear ended the pick-up truck in which she was a passenger while on Interstate 44 in the City of Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri. The collision caused the pick-up truck to flip over and partially eject her. Unfortunately, she fractured her neck and was placed on life support and in a coma for several months. Then, she was transferred to a rehab hospital where she remained for approximately six months.

$5,000,000 Settlement

For the surviving family of a man who lost his life in an auto collision.

$3,530,000 Settlement

For a couple severely injured when a vehicle pulling a 25-foot-long trailer made a dangerous U-turn in front of their motorcycle on Interstate 90 in McCook County, South Dakota. The couple was traveling to celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary when the collision caused them to be ejected from their motorcycle and suffer extensive injuries. Both husband and wife have undergone multiple surgeries and physical therapy, including treatment for a traumatic brain injury as a result of the motorcycle accident.

$3,000,000 Settlement

For a Jefferson County man who sustained a brain injury in a motor vehicle accident causing him to lose his sense of taste and smell.

$2,000,000 Judgment

For the wrongful death of a Saint Louis University assistant professor, who was struck from behind and killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. The judgment was awarded to the victim’s family in St. Louis Circuit Court.

$1,325,000 Settlement

For a Jefferson County family rear-ended by a tractor trailer in Madison County, Illinois, causing a brain injury and severe orthopedic injuries.

$1,250,000 Settlement

For a 21-year-old passenger who was rendered a quadriplegic in a motor vehicle accident with a drunk driver.

$1,100,000 Settlement

For the parents of a 23-year-old man who died in a motor vehicle collision on Highway 61 in Jefferson County, Missouri. The deceased was a passenger in a vehicle that made a left turn directly in front of another vehicle. The lawyers at Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum were able to negotiate a settlement for $1.1 million, which was the maximum amount of the insurance policy for the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident.

$1,060,000 Settlement

For a man who suffered a brain injury when his vehicle was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer.

$1,000,000 Settlement

For the the family of an 18-year-old boy who died in a car accident in St. Charles County.