Motor vehicle accident cases represent a large portion of our case load. Most commonly, we represent individuals who have suffered injuries to their head (brain), neck, back, arms, and legs. We have recovered over $10 million dollars in “out-of-court” policy limit settlements since 2017.
The Horn Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $1.5 million dollar settlement for a husband and wife. The husband suffered a spinal cord injury requiring long term care as a result of being struck by a car that failed to stop at a stop sign.
The Horn Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $400,000.00 policy limits settlement for a family injured in a car collision. The at-fault driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The case was settled before a lawsuit was filed.
The Horn Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $375,000.00 settlement for a man who suffered a herniated lumbar disc in an auto accident. Because the accident happened while our client was in the course of his employment, our client also recovered worker’s compensation benefits.
A 36 year-old man, who suffered extensive soft tissue injuries to his neck and back, received a $325,000.00 settlement in a litigated case. This was an excellent recovery because our client had a history of pre-existing injury.
A lawsuit was brought against two large auto insurance companies in order to compensate a woman injured in an accident by a phantom vehicle. Prior to litigation neither insurance company offered a settlement. The claims were brought pursuant to uninsured motorist coverage and the case was settled for $220,282.00.
A Kansas case was settled before litigation for a passenger who suffered a non-surgical back fracture. The case involved a one vehicle rollover accident where the vehicle went down a steep embankment and came to rest in a ditch. A confidential settlement was reached.
A 38 year-old man who suffered a crushed ankle and foot in an auto accident obtained a $492,750.00 settlement. Our client also received worker’s compensation benefits since he was in the course and scope of employment at the time of injury.
We obtained a $317,500.00 settlement for a man who suffered fracture of the right tibia and fibula in an auto accident. Claims were brought pursuant to his under insured motorist policy.
We obtained a $200,000.00 settlement for our client who suffered a brain injury in an auto accident. Claims were brought pursuant to her uninsured motorist policy. A significant recovery was obtained because we argued the coverage should be “stacked” due to owning multiple vehicles.
The Horn Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $177,000.00 settlement for a man who suffered fractured ribs after being side-swiped by a box truck.
A lawsuit was brought against two large auto insurance companies in order to compensate a woman injured in a car accident. Claims were brought pursuant to under-insured motorist coverage and the case was settled for $200,000.00.
A $150,000.00 wrongful death settlement was obtained for a wife when her husband was killed after being struck by another motorist.
A $165,000.00 settlement was obtained for a person, who injured her shoulder requiring four surgeries, after the driver of the vehicle rear-ended the car in front of him.
A fifty-two year old man, who suffered a traumatic neck injury during a car collision, requiring surgery, received a $425,621.20 settlement. Our client recovered the $25,000.00 policy limit from the tort-feasor and an additional $400,621.20, pursuant to an underinsured motorist policy.
A forty-three year old man, who suffered a traumatic neck injury during a car collision, requiring surgery, received a $278,500.00 settlement. This was an excellent recovery as the defense had originally denied any underinsured motorist exposure.
A seventy-seven year old man, who suffered a traumatic leg injury during a car collision, requiring a brace, received a $200,000.00 policy limits settlement.
A $300,000.00 policy limits settlement was obtained for a forty-seven year old woman who injured her foot, requiring surgery, during a head-on collision.
A $450,000.00 settlement was obtained for a fifty-eight year old man, who suffered a traumatic neck injury, affecting his ability to practice as a dentist, after a car collision.
A eighty-three year old man, who suffered sternum and rib fractures during a car collision, received a $139,000.00 settlement without the need of filing a lawsuit.
A fifty-six year old man, who suffered head, neck, back and shoulder injuries requiring surgical and chiropractic care, received a $100,000.00 settlement.
A $100,000.00 settlement was obtained for a client who suffered a fractured clavicle, broken ribs and a traumatic brain injury while riding an airport shuttle bus. The case was settled without the need of filing a lawsuit.
The Horn Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $250,000.00 settlement for a real estate agent who was injured in a car collision in Johnson County, Kansas. She suffered multiple pelvic fractures as a result of the collision.
A $125,000.00 settlement was obtained for a client who suffered injuries to his back, legs, knees, hips, neck and shoulder after being side-swiped by another car on U.S. 71 Highway in Kansas City, Missouri.
A $125,000.00 settlement was obtained for a police officer who suffered a head injury when a driver ran a red light in Johnson County, Kansas.
A $234,000.00 settlement was obtained for a family injured in a rear-end collision on Interstate 470 in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
A $275,000.00 settlement was obtained for a client who suffered both personal injuries and wrongful death of his child when an adverse driver crossed the center line and hit our client head on.
A $100,000.00 policy limit settlement was obtained for our client who was a passenger in his nephews truck when it was ran off the road. Our client suffered head, neck, jaw, rib, sternum, and arm injuries.
The Horn Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $285,000.00 settlement for a woman who suffered neck injuries when rear-ended in a collision involving three cars.
A $302,097.69 settlement was reached when a combine pulled out in front of our client who was driving a jeep on a state highway. Our client suffered a broken back, broken wrist, head injury, and fractured sternum during the collision. Over a year of litigation and two mediations were required to reach this successful settlement.
A $100,000.00 settlement was reached for our client who suffered multiple fractured ribs when another driver ran a red light.
Over a $1 million dollar settlement was obtained for a motorcyclist who lost his leg when another vehicle crossed into his lane.
A $909,000.00 wrongful death settlement was obtained for the parents of a 17 year-old motorcyclist killed on a dangerous stretch of highway in Jackson County, Missouri.
Horn Law recovered $500,000.00 for a husband and wife for injuries they suffered when a trash truck side-swiped their motorcycle. During aggressive litigation, the trash truck driver’s poor driving record was uncovered leading to a favorable settlement.
Our client was propelled off his motorcycle when struck by a vehicle who failed to yield the right-of-way. Horn Law was able to obtain a $200,000.00 settlement in regards to back injuries suffered by the motorcyclist. The case was filed in Jackson County, Missouri, and was settled after taking the case to the Missouri Court of Appeals.
$100,000.00 was recovered for our client in 2 different settlements relating to a motorcycle vs. car collision where our client suffered knee and leg injuries.
A motorcyclist suffered severe head injuries when he was propelled onto the hood of the car driven by a negligent driver. Although our client was wearing a helmet, permanent head injuries resulted and a large settlement took into account the permanent disability of the head injury.
A liability claim was made against a community college on the basis that they negligently conducted a motorcycle safety course on wet pavement. During the course, a woman suffered leg injuries when her motorcycle fell on her during the course as a direct result of the wet pavement. The case was settled shortly before trial.
A settlement was made before litigation for our client who was hit from the rear, propelled top the pavement, and suffered multiple injuries. The collision happened just minutes after our client had purchased the motorcycle. A maximum recovery was obtained.
A $274,500.00 settlement was recovered for a motorcyclist who was seriously injured when he rear-ended the car in front of him after an object fell on the roadway from an unidentified truck causing the car in front of him to take evasive action to avoid the object. Claims were made against the motorcycle operator’s uninsured motorist policies based on the unidentified truck failing to secure the load.
A husband and wife, who were riding separate motorcycles, recovered $96,000.00 when a car pulled out in front of them resulting in a collision. The husband and wife suffered road rash with no broken bones or surgical conditions.
A Blue Springs, MO man recovered $105,000.00 when a seventeen year old girl, who was using her cell phone, ran a stop sign colliding with our client. Our client injured his neck, head, chest, and pelvis during the collision.
A husband and wife, who were riding the same motorcycle, recovered $258,500.00 in a motorcycle collision. Both the husband’s and wife’s injuries required surgery.
A motorcyclist suffered abdomen injuries when he was impaled by the corner of a commercial trailer. The trailer was parked on a residential street with poor lighting and no visible reflective tape. The insurance company for the trailer denied the claim pre-suit. After a year of litigation, a $113,500.00 settlement was reached.
A $146,000.00 settlement was obtained for our client who suffered a wrist injury requiring surgery, when another motorist suddenly made a left-hand turn in front of our client as he was riding his motorcycle in Johnson County, Kansas.
A $150,000.00 settlement was recovered for our client who suffered an injury to his left knee when another driver ran a red light and struck our client as he was riding his motorcycle.
The Horn Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $875,000.00 settlement for our clients. The father and grandmother of our clients were both killed when a semi-truck rear-ended their car causing it to catch on fire. Retention of an accident reconstructionist was key in reaching this successful result for our clients.
Our client was side-swiped by a semi-truck on westbound I-70 in Kansas City and suffered head injuries, including short-term memory loss. Horn Law obtained a $212,630.93 settlement to cover past, present, & future medical expenses, wage loss, and other damages when aggressive litigation revealed that the federal government had shut down the trucking company for repeated safety violations.
A husband and wife recovered $120,000.00 for soft tissue injuries they suffered in a chain-reaction accident caused by a truck on I-35 in Kansas. The trucking firm refused to offer fair compensation prior to Horn Law filing a lawsuit. The case was settled shortly before trial.
A confidential settlement was reached for an elderly man who suffered multiple injuries, including a broken pelvis and head trauma when he was side-swiped by a semi-truck on a state highway. The case was litigated in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.
A confidential settlement was reached with several defendants for a client who suffered a sudden onset of neck injury eventually requiring pain management treatment. The settlement with the trucking firm was particularly successful because of evidence there was pre-existing injury and a prior accident.
A confidential settlement was reached for a passenger who suffered a fractured cervical spine and permanent disability when a commercial truck slid off the interstate into a roadside ditch. The case was difficult because our client was considered an “unauthorized passenger” and the fault of the driver was unclear.
A husband and wife recovered $157,500.00 for injuries they suffered in a rear-end collision caused by tractor-trailer on I-70 in Missouri. Before litigation, the trucking firm had offered a small settlement. The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.
A single mother was taking her son to preschool when a trash truck failed to yield the right of way, striking their car. A $255,000.00 settlement was reached through mediation. Our client suffered injury to her knees, requiring surgery.
A $229,000.00 settlement was obtained for our client who was riding as a passenger in a car when an unidentified tractor-trailer merged into our client’s lane forcing the car into the median. Uninsured motorist claims were brought against both our client’s insurance and the car he was occupying.
A $350,000.00 settlement was obtained for our client who suffered ankle fractures when she was struck by a semi-truck. The case settled pre-suit without the need for litigation.
A $1,822,996.00 settlement was reached for a client who suffered a traumatic brain injury while riding as a passenger with a drunk driver. This was a single car crash, where the car struck a mailbox and then a tree in Cass County, Missouri.
A $1,350,000.00 settlement was reached for a client who suffered a traumatic brain injury when struck by a drunk driver at an intersection in Jackson County, Missouri. A comprehensive life care plan was essential in reaching this successful settlement.
A $358,000.00 settlement was obtained for an Independence, MO. family injured by an intoxicated driver. The family was driving through an intersection when the defendant ran a red light resulting in a high impact collision.
A settlement of $85,000.00 for a husband and wife who suffered soft tissues injuries because of the negligence of a drunk driver. The settlement represented an excellent recovery because the couple’s medical bills were less than $10,000.00 and neither suffered permanent injury.
A settlement for a man injured in a violent pick-up truck/work truck collision that occurred late at night. The defendant was an out-of-state construction worker who was heavily intoxicated. In addition to a substantial settlement, our client also received worker’s compensation benefits in the form of medical treatment for his leg injury and payments while he was off work from his injuries.
Horn Law represented a physician who suffered a permanent hand/wrist injury after being hit by a drunk driver. The collision occurred in Columbia, Missouri. The case was significant because the injury interfered with the physician’s ability to treat patients.
A case settlement was reached just before a jury trial in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri involving an out-of-state couple seriously injured by a drunk driver. The defendant was an employee on a business trip who was drinking alone when he decided to leave his hotel. The case settlement was confidential and involved payment by the drunk driver’s employer.
A settlement of $40,000.00 for a sixty-two (62) year old who suffered soft tissue injuries to her neck and back after being rear-ended by a drunk driver. The settlement represented an excellent recovery because she treated with a chiropractor and her bills were less than $10,000.00.