Quiroz v. Avila

Personal Injury:  Motor Vehicle Auto Accident 

Negligence

RESULTS  $90,000.00

CASE  Fernando Quiroz and Virginia Quiroz, Individually and as a next Friend of Jonathan and Toshimar Quiroz v. Jessica Avila

COURT  Hidalgo County District Court, 275th, TX

JUDGE  Juan R. Partida

DATE  8-7-2006/7-21-2006

PLAINTIFF ATTORNEY(S)  Candelario S. Trevino Jr., Gene Toscano, Inc., San Antonio, TX; David L. Flores, Flores & Sanchez, PC., Edinburg, TX

DEFENSE ATTORNEY(S)  Esther Cortez, Law Office of Esther Cortez, McAllen, TX

DATE OF ACCIDENT  July 28, 2002

PLAINTIFF INFORMATION:  Construction Worker/age 41 – children 9 and 5

DEFENDANT INFORMATION:  Daycare Worker/age 29

PLAINTIFF’S ALLEGATIONS:  Plaintiff filed suit for damages allegedly resulting from an accident that happened on July 28, 2002 as a result of Defendant’s negligence.

Defendant alleged that she had a red light and braked, but could not stop in time to avoid the accident.

INJURIES/DAMAGES  soft tissue injuries

MEDICAL TREATMENT  Chiropractor – X-Ray – MRI – Medical Specialist – Therapy

PLAINTIFF AUTO/DAMAGES  1996 Ford Explorer SUV; $3,660.77 in damages

RESULT  Plaintiff Verdict; total verdict with interest and taxable costs 6% = $96,805.25

AWARD BREAKDOWN

  • $13,244.62 (Medical expenses)
  • $1,920.00 (Loss of wages)
  • $81,640.63 (Pain & Suffering)

SPECIALS  $13,650.00 past medical; no future medical; past lost income

AMOUNT ASKED OF JURY  $200,000

DEMAND  $40,000

OFFER $10,000

INSURER(S)  Allstate Insurance Company

TRIAL DETAILS  

  • Trial Length: 2 days
  • Trial Deliberations: 2.5 hours

PLAINTIFF EXPERT(S)

  • None reported

DEFENSE EXPERT(S)

  • None reported

NOTES  Post judgement settlement of $90,000.00

SOURCE  VerdictSearch.com

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