The truck driver was operating a truck and was transporting materials near Tampa, Florida when he witnessed a motor vehicle accident and stopped to render help to the accident victims. During the course of the rescue efforts, another vehicle came along and struck the vehicle and seriously injured the truck driver. The suit was filed against the wrong doer’s employers underinsured motorist carrier. The underinsured motorist insurance company denied coverage. After years of litigation in federal court, our client was acting like a “Good Samaritan” and therefore he was required to stop under Florida statute and render aid when he witnessed the initial collision. Therefore, coverage existed and underinsured motorists benefits applied.
Confidential settlement involving truck driver hitting our client resulting in serious injuries. Crossen’s client was a passenger in the vehicle that was struck by the semi-tractor and trailer. Crossen’s client was riding in a vehicle being driven by a driver who was alleged to have been under the influence of illicit drugs. Despite no speeding and allegations of illicit drug use, the Crossen Law Firm resolved the case for multiple millions of dollars for his client.
A young man that suffered paralysis to his lower body when a bucket of parts was negligently dropped on his head. The defendant argued that the client was a co-worker of the employee that dropped the bucket on him, thus limiting our client to worker’s compensation benefits. Mr. Crossen argued that they were not co-employees because even though they work at the same plant, they were employed and paid by two separate companies. The case settled out of court after the Judge agreed that our client was employed by a different employer.
A passenger in semi-tractor trailer was thrown into dashboard causing severe orthopedic injuries. Case settled before trial for 3.5 Million.
Attorney Trevor Crossen settled a trucking accident claim for $2,600,000. Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury and other orthopedic injuries. Our client was life-flighted to the hospital for immediate medical treatment. The driver of the truck rear-ended our client.
Confidential underinsured motorist trucking accident settled for $1,425,000. Crossen’s client suffered severe orthopedic injuries as a pedestrian. Crossen’s client was hit by an uninsured drunk driver who did not stop to help. An insurance coverage dispute ensued and the Crossen Law Firm was able to resolve the case without going to trial.
Claim settled in 2006 against an Indiana Hospital that failed to diagnose and/or treat his client’s cervical cancer; thus, resulting in her demise. The claim settled for the statutory cap of $1.25 million.
A jury verdict in Federal District Court in Dallas, Texas in a trucking accident in which our client suffered a mild traumatic brain injury with any loss of consciousness. The final offer by the defendant truck driver was $300,000.
The trial was a 10-day jury trial.
Mr. Crossen represented an Arkansas female truck driver injured in the course and scope of her employment with a trucking company. A driver pulled out in front of our client on the freeway causing our client to run off the road. Our client had prior neck and back problems but eventually underwent a neck surgery that was covered by worker’s compensation even though pre-existing components were involved. She also underwent a cubital tunnel release surgery. Mr. Crossen settled her personal injury claim against the driver that hit her for $500,000.00
Confidential settlement involving death at nursing home for elderly. The Crossen Law Firm filed a lawsuit and pursued litigation successfully for two (2) years fighting for their surviving children’s rights. Case settled prior to trial with a successful out of court settlement.
Worker’s compensation settlement for our client whose leg was amputated in a forklift accident. The real success, in this case, is that our client wanted a medical procedure that was only done in a few places in the country and we prevailed in getting him this surgery. All other medical bills and disability payments were paid by the employer’s worker’s compensation carrier.
A truck driver who was putting warning triangles out because he had a mechanical failure to his semi-tractor. A drunk driver with no insurance hit our client causing serious orthopedic injuries. The uninsured motorist carrier for our client’s employer argued that there was no coverage for our client. The case eventually settled out of court for the policy limits of $1 million.
Worker’s compensation settlement for our client whose injured his back and knee jumping down from his truck. The Crossen Law Firm alleged their client would never work again in any capacity. The case was settled without filing a lawsuit. All of his medicals bills were paid and he was getting his temporary total disability at the time. The settlement was paid by the employer’s worker’s compensation carrier.
Our client had a tankless water heater that was installed improperly and we were able to settle a product liability lawsuit on their behalf. The tankless water heater emitted an immense amount of carbon monoxide due to the improper installation which resulted in the death of our client. The Crossen law firm was able to recover damages for his surviving spouse.
Our client was merging on her motorcycle onto Interstate 70 in Richmond, Indiana. Meanwhile, a semi truck was driving in the right lane of the interstate. Due to poor road conditions, our client lost control of her motorcycle prompting her to seek refuge in an “island” dividing the on ramp and incoming lane of traffic. The semi truck and our client collided, launching her off her bike. The two witnesses present at the scene of the accident provided conflicting statements and the police report concluded that our client was at fault. Liability for this accident was hotly contested. The case resolved before going to trial.
A young woman was celebrating her new job opportunity by partaking in a bicycle tour. At the conclusion of the excursion, the group went back to the bicycle store front. She was leaning against the window when it spontaneously shattered, causing her to fall through, and land on broken shards of glass. The Crossen Law Firm was able to determine that there was a large crack in the window that the property owners knew about and yet failed to fix or warn visitors of prior to this incident. Despite their argument that the waiver our client signed before participating in the bike tour prevented any recovery, the case resolved before even filing a lawsuit.