The negligent driver (Mr. Roe) was proceeding at a high speed when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center median, and struck the vehicle driven by Mr. Doe (the 64-year-old victim) in a horrific violent collision that caused the immediate death of both drivers. Several other vehicles were also involved causing injuries to the drivers of those vehicles. According to police investigative documents, the retired football player (Mr. Roe) had an extremely high blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit.
The case proceeded to mediation with JAMS Mediation in San Francisco. The parties settled with a substantial contribution from the Estate of the retired football player over and above the liability and umbrella policy limits for the sum of two million and fifteen thousand dollars ($2,015,000.00).Read more