Abraham Guajardo was injured when the car he was driving was struck by a truck driven by Jacob Swearinger and owned by United Van Lines. Defendant Swearinger failed to yield right-of-way when approaching an intersection. He attempted to turn in an unsafe manner and struck Abraham Guajardo.
This case was taken to trial, and the jury awarded Mr. Guajardo a total of $531,151.07. Defendant’s attorney appealed the jury verdict. Shortly thereafter, the 5thCourt of Appeals ruled in Mr. Guajardo’s favor and awarded him a total of $573,477.02.
Settlement Amount: $573,477.02
Attorney’s Fees: $229,390.81
Client Net After Expenses: $326,572.28