Boat Accident


(Parties cannont be revealed)

2007 Personal Watercraft Collision

Attorney’s: Robert H. Pedroli Jr.

Defendants Insurer: State Farm

Type of Claim: A Lake of the Ozarks boat operator negligently violated boating rules and collided with 15 year old girl who was idling on a jet ski in a cove near the three mile marker. It was alleged that operator failed to keep a lookout and drove at an excessive speed and failed to yield the right-of-way.

Damages: Scars on hip and leg; open femur fracture that was surgically repaired, soft tissue injuries.

Medical bills approximately $70,000.00

Settlement: Present value of settlement $575,000.00, after suit was filed and depositions of various witnesses and the parties were taken.