Jury Awards Pedestrian $4,093,000 in Pain & Suffering Damages
Martinez Manglardi obtained a $4,093,000 verdict for their client, who was working on the side of the road when he was struck by a distracted driver. Prior to trial, the top offer from the defendant’s insurance company was $60,000. A truly amazing result for the Firm’s client.
On the day of the accident, Ciriaco Diaz was repairing an irrigation system on the side of the road when was suddenly struck by a pickup truck. As a result of the crash, Mr. Diaz suffered a compound fracture in one of his femurs. Mr. Diaz required surgery, which included the insertion of a metal rod. Mr. Diaz incurred medical expenses & lost wagesamounting to $93,000. Even though the driver of the pickup truck claimed that he was not at fault, attorneys Pamela Padilla and Ramon Castillo were able to prove to the jury that the driver was indeed talking on his cell phone at the time of the accident. As a result of their dedication & diligence, a jury awarded Mr. Diaz over $4,000,000 in past & future pain & suffering damages