$42,500.00 for Injuries Caused by Police Officers at Miami Hotel
A guest at a Miami Hotel was informed he could pick up keys for a rental vehicle at the valet podium. Unknown to him, he was given keys to another vehicle. When the vehicle was improperly reported as stolen, police officers responded to the hotel, causing injuries to our client. Kley Law was able to successfully represent the victim against the hotel for failing to properly document and safeguard the property of hotel patrons and recovered $42,500.00 for his injuries, pain and suffering and mental anguish.
Large Settlement Secured for Food Contamination Claim
A patron of a popular Mexican restaurant food chain suffered extreme pain, medical expenses and out of pocket costs after biting into a rock that was hidden in his meal. As a result, he felt sensitivity when eating cold foods, continuous tenderness on the right side of his mouth and anxiety at the thought of purchasing prepared foods.
The popular Mexican restaurant persistently argued our client contaminated the food himself. An extensive investigation by Kley Law’s personal injury attorney handling the claim uncovered repeated failures on the restaurant’s part to comply with Florida’s sanitation and safety laws. Kley Law argued extensively on behalf of our client and the case settled without the need of filing a lawsuit for a confidential, five figure amount.
$36,000.00 Recovered for Soft Tissue Swelling
After being rear ended by a vehicle, the injured party contacted our office for representation. Less than a year later, our attorneys were able to negotiate and secure a settlement of $36,000.00 for soft tissue swelling.
$45,000.00 Recovered for Guests of Resort
It took several days after checking out of a resort before the resort guests realized they had come in contact with an infestation during their stay. It is common for bed bug bites and welts to take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to surface.By the time the guests had developed bites and welts and were diagnosed by a treating physician, they had already returned home with their luggage taken to the resort.
The insurance carrier for the property attempted to argue the guests had brought the infestation with them to the resort. However, having extensive experience representing bed bug victims, our attorneys knew other individuals had been injured by bed bugs at the same resort and was able to successfully argue the existence of a long term bed bug treatment problem at the resort. After a few negotiations, we were able to successfully secure over $45,000.00 for the resort guests.
Full Policy Limits Extended to Victim of Car Accident
After colliding with a car that ran through a stop sign, the victim contacted Attorney Kley for a consultation. Attorney Kley immediately secured information on the party who ran the stop sign and the car accident victim started treatments for a labral tear and herniated disc he sustained.
Within a few months, Attorney Kley was able to prepare a detailed and organized case against the negligent driver. After extensive arguments, Attorney Kley was able to recover the entire amount available under the negligent party’s insurance policy, known as full policy limits, to compensate the car accident victim for his injuries.
$35,000.00 Recovered for Victim of Car Accident
After being injured in a parking lot by an individual who failed to obey traffic laws, a Miami driver sought representation from Kley Law. Kley Law promptly undertook representation while the injured client underwent medical treatments for his injuries. After a few months of treatments and without the need for surgery, Kley Law was nonetheless able to recover a $35,000.00 settlement without the filing of a lawsuit.
$17,500.00 for Victim of Bed Bug Bites at Orlando Hotel
Orlando hotel guests were given a room with an ongoing bed bug infestation. After only a few nights at the hotel, the guests sustained several bed bug bites. In addition to physical injuries, the guests incurred medical expenses and had to discard of luggage.
The hotel guests contacted our attorneys for representation. Shortly thereafter, we were in communications with the insurance carrier for the property and within a few days of negotiations, secured a $17,500.00 settlement for the hotel guests’ bed bug injuries.
Over $20,000.00 Recovered for Mother and Son Injured by Bed Bugs at Cabin
During the first night at a cabin, a mother and son encountered a bed bug infestation. In the middle of the night the mother was awaken by her crying son. After turning on the lights and pulling back the covers, the mother discovered several bed bugs and immediately removed her son from the infested room. After collecting several bed bugs in a bag to show the front desk, the mother reported the infestation and checked out.
The mother and son suffered numerous bites and welts from the infestation and underwent medical treatments for their injuries. After the mother and son entered into an attorney-client relationship, we immediately went to work on drafting a demand for their injuries. After several negations with the insurance carrier for the cabin, Kley Law, P.A.’s attorneys successfully negotiated a settlement in excess of $20,000.00 for the mother and son.
$15,000.00 Recovery for Victim’s Psychological Injuries After Encountering Bed Bug Infestation
Bed bug can cause its’ victims severe psychological issues, including anxiety and loss of sleep. It is not uncommon for victims to experience psychological trauma related to the thought of bed bugs crawling all over them as they sleep at night. However, it can be difficult to recovery psychological damages without documented proof the condition exists.
A client of Kley Law who encountered a bed bug infestation at a hotel suffered loss of sleep and anxiety for several months after the incident. Although the client never underwent medical treatment for his psychological injuries, Kley Law was able to successfully argue on his behalf and recover $15,000.00 for his injuries.
Our Attorneys Turn Insurance Claim Denial into Favorable Settlement for Clients
A family stayed at a hotel and woke up the next day to a bed bug infestation. Initially, the family received a claim denial from the insurance carrier for the hotel. The hotel’s insurance carrier made arguments similar to ones our attorneys have heard several times throughout her career; the hotel’s infested condition was not caused by negligence and the hotel did not have notice of any previous bed bug infestations at the property.
We successfully argued the numerous reasons the hotel acted negligently by failing to prevent and treat bed bug infestations on the property. Additionally, we were able to establish the bed bug infestation present at the hotel was indicative of a long term infestation. After only one negotiation, we were able to overturn the claim denial and secure a confidential, large five figure settlement for the family.