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Attorney Russo Secured Recovery of $100,000 on Behalf of His Client

The Injury Law Center is pleased to report that Attorney Russo secured a recovery of $100,000 on behalf of his client, a hard working landscaper, who was struck by a motorist who ran a stop sign. Attorney Russo reported, “we were able to acquire the underlying bodily injury (BI) insurance policy from the motorist who struck our client without much trouble. However his injuries, which included a torn rotator cuff requiring an arthroscopic surgery, were worth more than the coverage. Our client was fortunate enough to have gotten underinsured motorist (UM) coverage through his own carrier. UM coverage is designed to insure you above the policy limit of the person who caused the crash.”

Unfortunately, Attorney Russo had to fight with the UM carrier who tried to avoid paying their own insured. He remarked that, “the UM carrier tried to get away with under paying their insured. They were happy to collect his premiums all these years, but when he needed their help, they became adversarial. When this happens, typically the remedy is to arbitrate against your own insurance company who hires an attorney to argue that your client is not as injured as he’s claiming. In this case, the UM carrier didn’t have an arbitration provision in his policy; so the remedy was court litigation. This is a longer process than an arbitration.”

To expedite the process, Attorney Russo filed a complaint against the UM carrier with the New Hampshire Insurance Department and used this as leverage to get the full policy for his client without having to waste a year litigating the matter in court. He explained, “most of the time, the only way to keep these insurance companies honest is to be aggressive. They respond to aggression, not reason.”

If you have been invovled in an accident then don’t wait to get a trusted advocate on your side. Call (603) 883-4100 for a free consultation!

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After my accident I was in so much pain and so confused that I didn't know where to go, so I contacted the Injury Law Center. Joe would sit and he would listen and talk to me and hear what I was saying and what was really going on with me. He explained everything. It really made a difference and gave me a peace of mind. I knew that he knew me well enough to take care of my best interests. He heard the story behind everything and made sure that the insurance company had to take action. Deb Brosnan
If someone I cared for was going to be going through something like this I would definitely recommend Injury Law Center as your first point of reference. My case went on for a very long time, over a year, and we were on very good terms the entire time. Attorney Russo came to visit me several times in the hospital and brought me things to do in rehab. They were very supportive the entire time. Injury Law Center was able to exceed my expectations and I am able to live comfortably without having to work. Valerie
I had a car accident that affected my business and my ability to deal with insurance companies was very difficult. Joe stayed the course and we were offered very fair compensation.I think it was because of Joe and the hard work of the team. It was a very long trial but it turned out to be in our favor which we were very happy about. Mat Morello