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Personal Injury - Verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of US$1,745,310

Case Name:Bauer v. AAA (Auto Club Group)
Case Number:19HA-CV-13-4463
Verdict Date:
Outcome TypeJury Verdict
Court:Dakota County, Minnesota

Plaintiff's Complaint:
Plaintiff was injured when an unoccupied flat bed tow truck rolled backwards into him breaking both legs. The tow truck driver was sued and settled for $765,000 of a one million dollar policy. That case was venued in a rural county in Minnesota. The under insured case was then brought in the Twin Cities metro area where we needed to receive a net verdict in excess of one million to receive any new money. The plaintiff was offered $100,000 but decided to try the case. He was able to receive the full amount of the under insurance coverage of $500,000 plus costs.

Injury, Damage, or Loss:
Two broken legs caused past medical expenses of $330,000 and a significant diminution of the quality of life.

Defendant's Wrongdoing:
Negligence in failing to properly set the parking brake when exiting the cab of the tow truck.

Plaintiff's Attorneys:
Advocates for Justice Robert P. Christensen, P.A. 670 Park Place East 5775 Wayzata Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55416 612-333-7733 (phone) 952-767-6846 (fax)

Defendant's Attorneys:
Withheld

Judge/Arbitrator/Mediator:
The Honorable Thomas M. Pugh Dakota County District Court

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Published on Apr-29-16


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