By: Mark Issa
July 9, 2013
$900,000 Settlement for Burn Victim
Client suffered permanent scarring from 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 20% of body as a result of a candle-fire that occurred at a licensed professional’s business. The Client incurred over $200,000.00 in medical expenses. A lawsuit was filed in November 2010. At mediation, the defense opened with a $50,000.00 offer; their highest offer was $300,000.00. The case settled for $900,000.00 at mediation. See the linked article.