Passenger Obtains 3x Medical Bills in Damages
after Her Insurance Claims Were Denied Twice

Passenger Obtains 3x Medi…

PASSENGER OBTAINS 3X MEDICAL BILLS IN DAMAGES AFTER HER INSURANCE CLAIMS WERE DENIED TWICE

Settlement:


$70,000

Overview of Case:

The passenger was riding in the front seat, traveling north on the I-485 ramp. The defendant drove into the curve of the ramp then lost control of the vehicle and ran off of the road to the right. The vehicle then traveled down an embankment and collided with the embankment wall. The vehicle continued up the embankment wall and began overturning. The vehicle flipped over violently and came to rest on the roof of the ramp from I-485 West to I-77 North. During the accident, the passenger was ejected from the vehicle and landed on the ramp several feet from the vehicle.

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Trial or Settlement:

Settlement (and Appeal by Defendant, Universal Insurance Company)

County where Tried or Settled:

Mecklenburg

Case Name and Number:

Pauling, et al. v. Patterson, et al., 08-CVS-25600

Universal Insurance Co. v. Pauling, et al., 09-CVS-24342

Concluded:

2012

Attorney for Plaintiffs:

David Murray, The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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