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College Student, Passeger in a DUI vehicle, Receives Policy Limits

College Student, Passeger in a DUI vehicle, Receives Policy Limits

Posted By The Dunnion Law Firm || 23-Nov-2010

A college student contacted The Dunnion Law Firm after being seriously injured in a car which was driven by a friend who was drunk. She had been picked up from her home by her friend; she did not know her friend had been drinking. When she got into the car, she realized her friend was drunk and asked her to pull over. The car stopped and she took off her seatbelts in order to take over driving, but the drunken friend suddenly hit the gas and crashed into a wall. The police arrested the drunk driver and found her to be 100% at fault. Unfortunately, the drunk driver had no insurance. The college student suffered massive injuries to her face and she turned to her own insurance company, Allstate, for help with paying the bills under her uninsured motorist policy. Allstate refused, blaming her for getting into the car and not wearing seatbelts. The Dunnion Law Firm fought hard for its client, and would not accept any argument that the client was in any way responsible for her injuries. Despite Allstate's constant refusal to compensate their own insured for injuries caused by a drunk driver who was 100% at fault, The Dunnion Law Firm kept the pressure on against the insurance company. A few months later, Allstate finally dropped their arguments and paid the policy limits of $100,000. The Dunnion Law Firm is committed to going after insurance companies and getting speedy settlements for clients. This college student deserved nothing less.