Trial Briefs

Whitley Settles Moped Crash Case For $1.2M

November 15, 2023   |   Marianna Baggett

Attorneys for plaintiff: Bob Whitley of Whitley Law Firm

Settlement Amount: $1 million

Injuries: Brain hemorrhage, collapsed lung, fractured femur, hand, and jaw

Date of settlement: May 2023

In September 2022, a North Carolina Department of Transportation vehicle failed to yield and struck an individual riding a moped in Johnston County, North Carolina. The moped operator suffered extensive injuries that required a month-long hospitalization. He suffered a brain hemorrhage, a collapsed lung and a fractured femur, hand and jaw.

Plaintiff’s counsel obtained a settlement in the amount of $1 million including negotiating an additional $178,000 for medical expenses.