Practice Area: Automobile Accident

Date: August 23, 2016

Outcome: Settlement $300,000.00

Description: The Peña Law Firm Team was able to obtain a  settlement from an insurance carrier who’s insured ran over our Client, all in less than 30 days from the date the Client signed up.  After quickly determining that liability was a major problem for our Client, we were able to apply pressure on the carrier to tender the maximum policy limits before a more thorough investigation could be completed by them.

 

Practice Area: Slip and Fall Accident

Date: June 7, 2016

Outcome: Settlement $250,000.00

Description: The Peña Law Firm Team was successful in securing a $250,000 settlement  for our Client who slipped and fell at a boat show in 2016. Negotiations with the insurance carrier were finalized just two months after the Client finalized treatment.

Practice Area: Automobile Accident

Date: August 28, 2015

Outcome: Settlement $725,000.00

Description: Automobile Accident case where Client was one of six passengers in a vehicle hit by a truck owned by an air conditioning company. Our Client was seriously injured—having been airlifted and hospitalized for more than thirty days. Despite arguments from the insurance company regarding pre-existing injuries in an attempt to undervalue Client’s case, Mr. Peña was able to settle the case for $325,000.00 more than the insurance company’s original offer.

 

Practice Area: Wrongful Death

Date: March 12, 2013

Outcome: Settlement at Mediation $675,000.00

Description: Wrongful Death action settled for $675,000.00 at mediation. Despite significant negligence from Client, Mr. Peña was able to convince the insurance company for the Defendants and Mediator that although Client had committed several mistakes in judgment that contributed to his death, the Defendants’ own negligence was a major contributing factor in the deadly accident. Thus, fearing even greater financial exposure at a pending trial, the case was settled for almost $700,000.00.

 

Practice Area: Industrial Accident

Date: November 24, 2008

Outcome: Settlement at Mediation $450,000.00

Description: Client fell victim to an industrial accident injury to his arm. Defendant initially denied personal injury liability, but Mr. Peña was successful in obtaining for the Client a $350,000.00 settlement offer from the insurance company, plus an additional $100,000.00 for the inherently dangerous conditions created by the Defendant.

 

Practice Area: Automobile Accident

Date: November 22, 2005

Outcome: Settlement at Mediation $400,000.00

Description: Client sustained serious injuries requiring surgical intervention in an automobile accident where the at-fault driver fled the scene, making it impossible to recover from the at-fault driver or their insurance company. However, Mr. Peña was able to obtain a recovery of $400,000.00 from Client’s own car insurance policy.