Our client, a six-year-old boy who lives in Manhattan, suffered facial scarring when a distracted driver ran a red light and caused a high-speed collision. Both cars were totaled. This innocent boy was just sitting in the back seat on the way to visit family when his day turned into a nightmare.
The liable insurance companies began to blame each other, and both tried to downplay the child’s severe injuries. The initial offers from the two involved insurance companies were $0 (yes, zero) and $150,000.
John Coco moved the case through court quickly and eventually won a decision that the defendants were 100% liable. John Coco reached a global settlement when the case was nearly at trial. The settlement would pay the child $1,478,100 over the next several years which would help pay for future medical costs and for the child’s pain and suffering.