$555,000 – 25-year-old rear-seat passenger suffers internal injuries when driver runs red light.

Settlement. Plaintiff was a 25-year-old male who was a back seat passenger in a vehicle driven by a friend.  Defendant ran red light and hit the vehicle broadside.  Plaintiff sustained a shattered kidney, 7 fractured ribs on the left side, and a collapsed lung.  Plaintiff had over $185,000 in medical bills.  Defendant was uninsured.  Settlement paid by Travelers Insurance.