Verdicts / Settlements
The Elkin Injury Law team is pleased to announce the following recent verdicts or settlements:
In 2015, Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of the claim of a 5 year old child, and his family. The child sustained a catastrophic injury in a motor vehicle accident. The claim settled for $2,925,000.00, which settlement has provided the child with the financial security he needs for his future.
In 2015 Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of a claim of a 42 year old gentleman who was injured when his vehicle was rear ended at speed. The Plaintiff's injuries were to his low back, as well as psychological injuries. The claims of our client settled for $900,000.00 all inclusive.
In 2015 Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of a claim for a young man who was injured in a rear end collision and whose wife sustained fatal injuires for $1,500,000.00.
In 2014 Elkin Injury Law was successful in resolving the claim of a motorcyclist who sustained injuries to his hand and low back when his motorcycle was hit by a car that pulled out from a stop sign directly into his path. All of the Plaintiff's claims settled for $540,000.00.
In 2014 Elkin Injury Law settled the claim of a 71 year old motorcyclist for the sum of $600,000.00. The Defendant maintained their position that they would not pay more than $100,000.00 until the eve of Trial.
In 2014 the claims of a husband and wife who were struck at high speed in a rear end collision on the QEW were resolved by Elkin Injury Law for the total sum of $1,262,000.00 despite the fact that the at fault driver was a US citizen who did not carry sufficient insurance on the transport truck he was operating.
In 2014 our office was successful in resolving a claim for a client who slipped and fell on ice and snow and injured her coccyx. The Plaintiff continued for sometime with pain in her tailbone and after medical investigation it was found that she had not fractured her tailbone in this slip and fall accident but had suffered a permanent injury. The claim was settled for $450,000.00.
In 2014 the accident benefit claim of our client who suffered from psychological injuries was resolved for the sum of $540,000.00 representing past present and future income replacement benefits and medical and rehabilitation benefits for the remainder of his lifetime.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of a claim where a young man who was a rear unbelted passenger in a motor vehicle was ejected from the vehicle suffering serious injuries, but made an exceptional recovery. His claim was settled for $400,000.00 by Bill, despite the defence of the plaintiff not wearing his seatbelt.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of entitlement to long term disability benefits for a client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident and subsequently developed other medical concerns, rendering him unable to return to any form of employment. His long term disability insurer denied his benefits and Bill and his team were successful in resolving the claim for all past benefits owing from the date of denial to the date of settlement plus applicable interest, together with a reinstatement of benefits going forward. The past benefits were settled in excess of $275,000.00 and the client remains on claim for future benefits.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a pedestrian who was struck while crossing a street, not in a crosswalk, and who was fined for failing to yield to traffic. The pedestrian suffered a fracture to his right shoulder. His claim was successfully resolved the team of Elkin Injury Law in excess of $185,000.00.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of an accident benefit claim as a result of a dispute with respect to entitlement to benefits as a non-catastrophic or catastrophic claimant. The claim was successfully resolved for three quarters of a million dollars.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a woman who slipped and fell in a hospital suffering an injury to her lower back and coccyx. The team of Elkin Injury Law were successful in resolving her claim for $100,000.00, short of trial.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a woman who was involved in a rear end motor vehicle accident, resulting in whiplash and soft tissue injuries. Her claims were complicated by pre-existing serious neck complaints involving surgical intervention and our office was successful in resolving both her tort and accident benefit claims for $235,000.00.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a family resulting from a tragic motor vehicle accident, where the injured victim’s motorcycle was struck by another vehicle, causing fatal injuries. The deceased was married with adult children at the time of his accident and Bill was successful in settling the claims of the family members for the full policy limits of the Defendant, one million dollars, only one year following the accident.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a young man as a result of a motor vehicle accident, where his vehicle was t-boned in an intersection by the defendant, who ran a stop sign. The client suffered whiplash injuries, concussion and continued to suffer from ongoing shoulder complaints and headaches. He went on to have surgery to his shoulder and made an excellent recovery, following the surgery. His claim was settled short of Trial by Bill and his team for the sum of $450,000.00.
Elkin Injury Law resolved a claim arising out of a motor vehicle accident, where a large animal, owned by a neighbouring farm, struck the vehicle. The client suffered facial injuries and went on to make an excellent recovery and returned to work on a full time basis. The claim was settled for $325,000.00.
Elkin Injury Law resolved a claim arising out of a denial of accidental life insurance benefits, within one year following the accident, for the full value of the policy in excess of $860,000.00.
Elkin Injury Law settled a claim for a client who was injured when he was a rear passenger in a vehicle that lost control striking a tree. The claim was successfully settled out of Court for an amount in excess of $600,000.00.
Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement at the commencement of Trial, of a claim for a motorcyclist who was severely injured in a collision with a truck. The plaintiff suffered severe and permanent neurological injuries and will require continued medical care. A structured settlement, negotiated by Bill Elkin, will provide our client and his family with all the necessary medical care and services for the remainder of his life. The settlement achieved was in excess of two million dollars.
Elkin Injury Law reached a resolution of a claim for a client and her family who was tragically rendered paraplegic in a car accident. The claim settled for the full policy limits of the defendant, in excess of seven figures. Details of the full settlement are confidential.
Elkin Injury Law resolved a claim for a client who was hit by a car while riding his bicycle to work. Our client suffered severe injuries including a fractured vertebra. The claim was resolved through the continued negotiations of Bill and his team. The total settlement for the client was in excess of half a million dollars.
Elkin Injury Law settled a claim for a client who was injured when a vehicle crossed the grass median of a major Ontario highway and struck the plaintiff’s vehicle. The claim was successfully settled out of Court for an amount in excess of $300,000.00.
Elkin Injury Law settled a claim for a client who was injured when she was struck by a drunk driver. The defendant was sentenced to prison and was forced to give up his license for three years. The civil aspect of the case was handled by Bill and his team and settled in excess of half a million dollars.