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$850,000 ARBITRATION AWARD - Bicyclist Struck by Motorist - Multiple Orthopedic Injuries

Our client, a former semi-professional bicyclist, was struck by a truck that turned into her path resulting in severe fractures to her thumb and leg that required surgery with hardware to repair. The defendant was operating the truck while his license was under suspension for prior DUI convictions. We assisted our client as a victim to attend the defendant's criminal sentencing. After hearing the compelling story from our client, the Judge changed her mind about the length of time that the defendant should be sentenced -- from two months to one year. After providing assistance to our client through the criminal process, we arbitrated the case before a single arbitrator. After hearing testimony from our client, he awarded damages in the case of $850,000.
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