$105,000 DUI settlement
Client had been at an overnight party with 2 girlfriends in San Clemente and was on her way to breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Coast Highway when defendant made a left turn directly into her path. All three girls were taken to the hospital. Client had an .08 blood alcohol reading and was charged with a DUI, even though the CHP faulted the other driver for the collision. Firm was able to have the DUI charge dismissed and settled client’s claim against adverse driver for $105,000 after missing a week of work as a waitress. Medical bills were resolved for $6,000.00.