NATURE OF CASE: Personal injury litigation stemming from rear-end impact automobile accident
OUTCOME: Plaintiff claimed $400,000 future earnings loss. The matter was settled out of court for $160,000.
ATTORNEY: Richard Scott, Seifert, Henderson & Farricker, Brea, represented the defendant He retained Richard Andersen as a vocational expert to determine plaintiff's future loss of earning capacity.
ATTORNEY COMMENT: "Richard Andersen's report and a very quick deposition by plaintiff's counsel were enough to reduce plaintiffs expectations and result in settlement just as trial was to commence."