Legal Settlements

Legal Settlements & Verdicts

For Brian Westrom Law Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Clients

chapel hill attorney, brian westrom attorney, asheville attorney$835,000 – Tractor-trailer accident in Granville Co., N.C. (2009)
Client was smashed into from behind by driver who fell asleep at the wheel. Was later determined that driver had been driving well over the mandatory maximum allowable hours per day. Client suffered compound fracture of her left arm which required surgery to repair. Client was unable to return to her job as a Registered Nurse.

$775,000, plus collateral $140,000 recovery from worker’s compensation claim in Durham Co., N.C. (2004).
Tractor-trailer rear-ended client’s concrete mixer truck, causing it to roll over. Client suffered herniated disc and a macular scar to his left eye, both of which precluded client from ever returning to work as a commercial truck driver.

$750,000 – Automobile accident in Buncombe Co., N.C. (2011)
Driver t-boned my 82-year old client at an intersection, fracturing her left hip and leg, which required surgery to repair and several weeks in a rehabilitation facility. Defendant driver has a $1 million umbrella policy.

$725,000, plus collateral $150,000 recovery from worker’s compensation claim in Ashe Co., N.C. (2014)
Client was struck head-on by a Coca-Cola delivery truck while client was driving a dump truck loaded with asphalt. Client suffered herniated disc which required surgical intervention, as well as resultant PTSD. Client was unable to return to his job as a commercial truck driver.

$500,000 – Tractor-trailer accident in Alamance Co., N.C. (2006)
Truck turned in front of my client, causing her to ride under the trailer. Client suffered herniated discs, which required multiple surgeries to repair.

$350,000 – Automobile accident in Madison Co., N.C.
Client was t-boned by a commercial work van – client suffered fractured left leg, which required surgery to repair. Commercial van has a $1 million umbrella policy.

$300,000 – Automobile accident in Wake Co., N.C. (2007)
Client was t-boned by uninsured driver – client suffered herniated disc. Client was able to recover under his own uninsured motorist coverage.

$297,500 – Motorcycle accident in Wake Co., N.C. (2009) 
Client suffered multiple serious injuries when a large dog ran into the road in front of his motorcycle. Client was able to recover from dog owner’s homeowners insurance policy as the homeowner was in violation of local leash laws.

$232,000 – Automobile accident in Burke Co., N.C. (2011)
Client was hit head-on by a driver who swerved into his lane of travel. Client suffered fractured left leg, which required surgery. Client recovered $30,000 from defendant driver’s policy, plus an additional $202,000 from his own underinsured motorist policy.

$210,000 – Automobile accident in Wake Co., N.C. (2014)
Client was t-boned at an intersection,, suffering shoulder injury which required multiple surgeries to repair. Client recovered $30,000 from defendant driver, plus additional $180,000 from his own underinsured motorist policy.

$200,000 – Worker’s compensation settlement in Watauga Co., N.C. (2015)
Client suffered an on-the-job back injury which required multiple surgeries to repair. Client was unable to return to work.

$135,000 – Tractor-trailer accident in Buncombe Co., N.C. (2014)
4 clients in automobile were injured when a tractor-trailer took a curve too fast, causing it to tip over onto their vehicle. Clients required emergency-room treatment.

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