Confidential Settlement

Our client was a passenger on a boat anchored at Peanut Island. She was relaxing with her hand slightly over the side of her anchored boat when a man operating another boat crushed her finger between the two boats. The man rented the boat from a local yacht club. The yacht club filed a limitation action in federal court. We filed a claim in the limitation action and settled the case at mediation. With the settlement, our client was able to reimburse her health insurance for the medical bills it paid. The client was also able to set aside money for her future needs.

Our client was a passenger on a boat anchored at Peanut Island. She was relaxing with her hand slightly over the side of her anchored boat when a man operating another boat …

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