Monthly Archives: May 2016

ST CLAIR COUNTY JURY FINDS FOR OUR CLIENT

This week the Law Office of Keith Short tried and won a car accident case in St. Clair County.  It was a one day trial.  The case was a smaller value case, but it was just as important as the million dollar cases we are trying in August, 2016 and in early 2017.  We are…
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Work Comp: When to walk away from a $100,000.00 offer

We recently received a settlement offer of $100,000.00 to resolve a spinal injury workers’ compensation claim.  We strongly recommended our client reject it.  We know that that at trial we will do no worse than $100,000.00.  Sure, trials are difficult and often times uncertain, but not in this case.  The company has accepted that my…
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Southern Illinois car accident case settles for $185,000.00

The Law Office of Keith Short recently settled a car accident lawsuit for $185,000.00.  Our client was a passenger in a car which was rear ended at a stop light; the client ended up having a lumbar fusion.  The case took almost 2 years of litigation including depositions of surgeons and witnesses, experts on crash…
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PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY MOTORIST GETS POLICY LIMIT

The Law Office of Keith Short recently obtained a policy limit settlement for a client struck by a motorist.  The client did not have his own car and, therefore was not able to make an underinsured motorist claim (UI) against his own insurance.  The insurance company raised several defenses, all of which we were able…
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