Over $1.2 million collected on behalf of injured victims in trio of settlements
In a trio of cases between April and June of 2015, attorneys from Baker, Keener & Nahra collected over $1.2 million in settlements on behalf of injured victims:
$500,000 settlement for prescription drug overdose
In April of 2015, attorneys Robert Baker and Ken Spencer secured a $500,000 settlement on behalf of a 23 year-old college student who suffered a prescription drug overdose caused by a pharmacy error. The overdose resulted in significant injuries, income loss and life disruption. The defense experts disputed the nature and extent of the claimed injures; however, several weeks before trial the case was settled for a favorable sum after protracted negotiations and despite the statutory limitations on damages.
$400,000 settlement on behalf of retired music agent
In May of 2015, attorney Ken Spencer secured a $400,000 settlement on behalf of a 72 year-old retired music agent for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles. The client was rear-ended by a negligent driver who precipitated a chain reaction collision on the freeway. The injuries from this accident caused the client to require cervical fusion surgery several months later. The nature and extent of the injures were disputed by the defense medical experts; however, after protracted litigation and discovery the case was settled for a favorable sum.
$395,000 settlement on behalf of passenger in deadly crash
In June of 2015, attorney Ken Spencer secured a $395,000 settlement on behalf of an 85 year-old retired bookkeeper who sustained significant injuries in a high-speed crash on the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles. The accident hospitalized the client for two weeks and tragically claimed the life of her sister who was also riding in the car as a passenger. The case was settle for the favorable sum of $395,000 without litigation.