$70,000 – Our client, and the other driver were traveling west on US 20 as it approached the off-ramp to Illinois Route 2 in Rockford, Illinois, when — the other driver told the police — she became distracted and tried to switch lanes in order to exit onto Illinois Route 2.

Policy Limits Settlements. Our client, and the other driver were traveling west on US 20 as it approached the off-ramp to Illinois Route 2 in Rockford, Illinois, when — the other driver told the police — she became distracted and tried to switch lanes in order to exit onto Illinois Route 2. In doing so, she struck our client’s vehicle, causing him to fly off the roadway and roll. Our 64-year-old client needed to be cut out of his vehicle by the responding fire department. In addition to other injuries, he sustained a fractured elbow. The underinsured driver’s insurance with United Equitable Insurance settled for its policy limits of $20,000; our client’s underinsured portion of his policy with California Casualty settled in the amount of $50,000.