Our client was struck on his motorcycle by a man driving a car leased by his employer. The accident left our client with a back injury that required surgery. The driver was arrested for DUI, but the charges were dropped because the arresting officer was caught falsifying a DUI claim in an unrelated case. Our client was allowed to make a claim for punitive damages against the driver and his employer. The client’s surgery corrected what could have been a life-threatening injury, but the client was not able to work like before the accident. A portion of the settlement was placed into an annuity and the client will receive a monthly check for the rest of his life.