MCCM Obtains Settlement Requiring Carrier to Pay Nearly Double the Amount of Available Insurance Coverage
May 1, 2015
After refusing to accept a series of nominal offers from the defendant’s insurance carrier, our law firm obtained a jury verdict well in excess of the defendant’s policy limits in favor of our 31-year old client, who suffered a fractured collarbone and “winging” scapula in a motorcycle vs. car accident. Following trial, the insurance carrier agreed to pay the plaintiff nearly twice the defendant’s policy limits in order to avoid a “bad faith” claim.
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