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Scher, Bassett and Hames – Case History

 
 

Huereta – Personal Injury

Young man ran over twice by Redwood City Police officer while laying unconscious in parking lot. Fractures to head and torso. Settlement reached with city for $1.25 million.

Mata

Workers’ compensation claim. Young woman working in veterinarian office sustained back and hip injury in scope of employment. Case stipulated for 100% permanent disability. Client expected to receive over $1 million dollars over lifetime.

Busalachi

Workers’ compensation claim. Gentleman injured at work, requiring multiple surgeries. Case settled for 100% permanent disability. Later settled for balance of claim for $1.25 million with medical for life.

Christman

Man fell of scaffolding and sustained serious head injury requiring surgery and partial removal of brain. Case stipulated for 100% level of permanent disability. Injured worker received approximately $1.25 million in indemnity benefits.

Salem

Female Real Estate agent slipped and fell on street while in the scope of her employment. Personal injury claim settled with at fault contractor for $385,000. In addition, she received full workers compensation benefits.

Dog Bite Case

Young girl mauled by grandmother’s dog while in her home. Girl sustained serious injury to back. $80,000 settlement.

Yellow Cab

Older women returning from work as a custodian at San Francisco Airport. While in crosswalk, she was struck by Yellow Cab and suffered serious injury to neck and back requiring multiple surgeries. Case settled for $1.5 million.

Elliot

Woman driving car stuck vehicle in middle of highway that had rolled over. Initial offer $1000. Case settled for $50,000.

Stuchman

Workers compensation claim. Woman involved in solo car accident while in scope and course of employment. Solely workers compensation claim. Case settled for $980,000.

Harrel

Gentleman working at Fox Theater in Hanford, CA was struck in head by equipment installed by electrician for separate company. Man sustained serious brain injury. Received workers compensation benefits for $350,000. Civil case settled for $750,000.

Dahir

Gentleman working at An-Jan while working for employer Thermo Fisher. Chemicals exploded while being transported into safe container. Workers comp claim settled for $250,000 plus $200,000 paid in medical expenses. Civil case VS An-Jan settled for additional $250,000.

Yvonne

Husband was struck and killed by city owned garbage truck while biking to work. Driver of truck crossed over bike lane. Survived by wife and three adult children. Settled for $4.5 million.
Passenger in car sustained serious internal injuries requiring multiple surgeries. Injuries healed well. Settled for $450,000.

Diamond

Slipped and fell on uneven sidewalk in city of San Jose. Markings on sidewalk show that sidewalk was supposed to be repaired months prior to accident. Settled for $80,000.

Osorio

Young man riding scooter on street of San Jose, CA. Hits a rough patch of street under control of Union Pacific. Fractures elbow in subsequent fall from scooter when he hits the patch. Settles for $135,000

Shah

Man riding scooter in bike lane in Sunnyvale. Hits depressed Sewer cover in middle of bike lane causing him to fall and fracture his arm. Settle at Mediation for $60,000.

Doyle

Woman walking in an area immediately adjacent to sidewalk hits an improperly placed 18-inch-tall metal sign causing fall and subsequent surgeries to hand. Settle with Electrical company for $75,000.

It is not uncommon for our cases to settle for 6- or 7-times original offers from insurance company.

PROVIDING LEGAL SOLUTIONS SINCE 1965