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    Re: 17 Year Old Hit By Car

    Posted by Frankie on 6/28/08

    On 6/27/08, Devid569 wrote:
    > My question involves an injury that occurred in the state
    > of: Cali.
    > My son was skateboarding home one night and was on the
    > correct side of the road when a truck came across the
    > oncoming lane and hit him. He had a sprained ankle and was
    > unable to walk for a week or so. At first she was refusing
    > to respond to her insurance company and when I finally
    > said I was going to get an attorney they were able to get
    > ahold of her and she admitted she was at fault. Well I am
    > not a sue happy person and I want my son to also know that
    > it not right to take advantage of people. I do not know
    > what the appropriate amount to accept as a settlement is.
    > His emergency bills came to about $3,000. His property
    > damage was $125. Can someone help me out with this?

    $3,125 are your actual damages. You may want to consider long
    term health issues (i.e. future medical bills). Have a doctor
    examine your son for any lasting health problems as a result
    of the accident and provide you with an estimate of the cost.

    Posts on this thread, including this one
  • 17 Year Old Hit By Car, 6/27/08, by Devid569.
  • Re: 17 Year Old Hit By Car, 6/28/08, by Frankie.
  • Re: 17 Year Old Hit By Car, 6/28/08, by kristi.

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