St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) December 16, 2014
On Nov. 24, a rear-end accident handled by Cantor & Burger, LLC partner and attorney Gary Burger was featured in Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly.
The initial accident occurred in 2012 when a truck stalled on a highway ramp in front of the client’s car. The client came to a stop and was rear-ended by another driver, who was allegedly following too closely and didn’t notice the stalled truck.
*In reference to Case # 1322-CC1078, St. Louis Circuit Court
The client needed extensive medical treatment for his injured neck and shoulder. He was without medical insurance at the time.
After the case (1322-CC1078) was opened in 2013, it was discovered that the driver who rear-ended Burger’s client was allegedly reaching down to grab a set of keys on the floor of his truck and was too distracted by the action to notice that the client had stopped.
The case was finally settled in 2014, with a settlement of $ 327,500 to Burger’s client.
Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly features legal news from the area, including major verdicts and settlements. The plaintiff was well compensated for the rear-end accident and the case was settled only a few days before it went to trial.
“We litigated the plaintiff’s case until shortly before trial to ensure he was fully compensated for his injury and surgery,” said Burger. “We often have to file a lawsuit and proceed to trial in order to get a full and fair recovery for our clients. The case was settled just before trial and only after they agreed to meet our settlement demands.”
Burger added that his client has done well after the settlement. “His strong recovery has left him financially secure — he had paid off his house and other debts. Great result for a great friend of the firm.”
About Cantor & Burger, LLC
Cantor & Burger, LLC is a St. Louis-based personal injury law firm. Their dedicated and experienced team helps clients receive fair compensation for losses, injuries and harms. They offer free consultations. To learn more, visit http://cantorburger.com.