It was a sunny October day when our client was rear-ended while stopped in traffic in Wheaton, Illinois. She was taken to the hospital after complaining of shoulder pain.
The client had physical therapy and underwent shoulder surgery. However, the insurance company denied the claim saying her car only suffered moderate damage in the accident.
As the case moved forward, an orthopedic surgeon was brought in as an expert witness. Attorney Vito Manicioto of Hupy and Abraham exposed many faults in the surgeon's deposition, and the case settled for $90,000.00 at a pretrial settlement conference.