If you have an personal injury case car accident case with Allstate, you want to know what the settlement value of your case is. Don't feel bad about asking that question. The purpose of an accident claim is to get full compensation for your injuries. This is what the civil justice system does and it is the only think it does for injury victims. So if you are trying to figure out how much money you are going to get in your case, you are asking the right question.
Below are sample jury verdicts and settlements with Allstate Insurance in Maryland. The purpose is to provide another resource to victims and lawyers as to the valuation of personal injury claims by providing the story of the case and how the insurance company or jury valued the claim based on the victim's injuries.
How did we compile this list? We generated this list from a variety of sources, including our own law firm's settlements and verdicts with Allstate.
First, a word of caution. These cases have not been selected as a random sampling. They are just a small piece of the puzzle of claim evaluation. Please do not think because your story looks similar to one of these cases it means that your case has the same value. Your case may be worth a lot less or a lot more depending upon a whole host of different factors. You can also look at how your injury has been valued in other cases or look at settlements based on the type of accident. It will not give you the exact amount of money you should get for your claim. But there is no calculator or formula to get the real settlement value of these cases.
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- 2020, Maryland: $130,000 Settlement. Plaintiff was making a left turn into a gas station when he was t-boned by a car driving down the wrong side of the road in St. Mary’s County. He suffered a herniated cervical disc, subsequent disc replacement surgery (ACDF), and limitations with range of motion but no residual pain. The case was problematic because Plaintiff was a former college wrestler and had multiple prior neck injuries, including a prior ACDF. Allstate’s offer remained at $35,000 throughout most of the litigation. The week before trial, Allstate increased its offer to $80,000. This offer was declined as we continued preparing for trial, believing in our hearts that the case was worth more. The day before trial, Allstate accepted our take it or leave demand of $130,000.
- 2019, Maryland (Prince George's): $200,000 Settlement. Our client is rear-ended at a red light. He has soft tissue injuries. Allstate jumps on the fact that he only goes to the doctor six times. They offer a $17,000 settlement. Our lawyers filed suit against both Allstate. Before trial, the offer more than doubled to $38,000. We rolled our eyes at that offer, too. The trial began. Everything went right for us and wrong for Allstate. In the middle of the trial, Allstate and GEICO (who had the excess insurance policy) made a settlement offer a $175,000 settlement offer. We said $200,000 or the case was going to continue. The case settled for $200,000.
- Maryland (Baltimore County): $103,838 Verdict: Plaintiff allegedly suffered injuries including disc protrusions at L3-L5 and unspecified head and cervical injuries, when, while stopped at a posted stop sign, he was rear-ended by an uninsured defendant forcing the plaintiff's vehicle forward and into the rear of the vehicle stopped in front of him. Plaintiff sought UIM coverage from his insurer, Allstate, and a jury in Baltimore County eventually entered a verdict in excess of the $100,000 UIM policy limits.
- Maryland (Baltimore City): $171,000 Verdict: Adult male plaintiff allegedly suffered blunt head injury with loss of consciousness, dizziness and occipital and frontal headaches, as well as post traumatic stress disorder, after he was t-boned by another motorist while proceeding through an intersection. His damages exceeded the other driver’s policy limits and he sued Allstate for UIM benefits. Liability was admitted and the case went to trial on damages only. Jury awarded $171k in total damages.
- Maryland (Baltimore County): $150,000 Verdict: Plaintiff was a pedestrian in a restaurant parking lot in Owings Mills when defendant (insured by Allstate) started backing up her car and pinned him against another vehicle. Plaintiff suffered various unspecified injuries and filed suit against defendant. The case went to trial and the jury awarded $150k.
- Maryland (Baltimore City): $89,082 Verdict: Driver insured by Allstate was driving northbound on Reisterstown Road in the City when an uninsured driver travelling in the opposite direction crossed the center line and hit her head-on. She sued Allstate for UIM benefits and the case went to trial where the jury awarded $89k.
- Maryland (Baltimore County): $73,004 Verdict: Plaintiff was driving on I-795 near Owings Mills when he was rear-ended by defendant resulting in various unspecified injuries to the neck and back. Defendant was insured by Allstate and the case proceeded to trial where a jury awarded $73k in damages.
- Maryland (Baltimore City): $73,320 Verdict: Plaintiff suffered various injuries in accident caused by defendant (insured by Allstate) who made an unsafe lane change at the intersection of Curtis Ave and Patapsco Ave. Liability was not at issue but Allstate contested the nature and extent of plaintiff’s alleged injuries. Case went to trial and resulted in an award for plaintiff of $87k which was reduced to $73k per a pretrial settlement.
- Maryland (Anne Arundel County) $78,296 Verdict: Plaintiff, insured by Allstate, was driving east on Route 97 near the Route 50 interchange when he slowed down for traffic and was rear-ended by another driver. Allstate refused to settle his UIM benefits claim and the case went to trial where a jury awarded $78k.
- Maryland (Baltimore County) $207,500 Verdict: Plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by an Allstate driver on the Baltimore Beltway (695). The driver fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of the vehicle, which collided with a retaining wall and slid down the wall, jerking to the right and spinning into the road. Plaintiff suffered significant injuries and sued the driver. Allstate declined to settle and the case went to trial resulting in a $207,500 verdict. 2017, Maryland (Baltimore City) $58,025 Verdict:Plaintiff came to a stop for traffic while driving north on I-95 in the Fort McHenry Tunnel and she was rear-ended by another driver who had not insurance. She sued her insurance company, Allstate, for UIM benefits and the case proceeded to trial where the jury awarded $58k in damages.
- Maryland (Baltimore City): $70,663 Verdict. A family was driving along on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Baltimore. As they approach an intersection, another vehicle darts out in front of them, attempting to make a left turn, which causes a collision. The impact is significant, and the turning driver’s vehicle flips. The three family members in the other car are immediately driven to the emergency room, where each is diagnosed with back, neck, and shoulder injuries. The child in the car has two mild bulging discs, rendering him unable to play his beloved sport of baseball for the season. The family sues the other driver, an Allstate insured driver. Liability is admitted. The jury awards medical costs and a small non-economic damage award on top of a $45,000 settlement to one of the other family members in the car.
- 2015, Maryland (Baltimore County): $100,000. A woman was rear-ended and shoved into a third car. She suffered neck and back injuries. The case was complicated by the fact that she had three prior car accidents and was already on disability with spinal injuries. Still, Allstate tended the policy for the bodily injury claim after a demand letter before a suit was ever filed in the case for their insured's policy limits. Miller & Zois handled this case.
- 2015, Maryland (Baltimore City): $293,622 Verdict.Two people are in a car when they approach some railroad tracks. When the driver attempts to make it over the tracks, he misjudges the approach and his wheels become lodged in the track. The passenger was sleeping but was jolted awake when the wheels became stuck. The driver asks the passenger to steer the car while he tries to push it. At that moment, the crossing arms go down and the two look for a train, but cannot see it over a rock embankment. They stay in the car, thinking that the train is on the tracks opposite their vehicle. When the train begins to approach, they realize that it is on the same tracks as their car, but cannot escape in time. The train collides with the car, ejecting the passenger and carrying the driver down the tracks. The passenger suffers fractures to her pelvis and vertebrae along with bruises and hematomas, requiring surgery. She sues the driver of the vehicle, claiming that he negligently caused the car to become stuck. The defense, Allstate, and the passenger’s underinsured carrier are contributory negligence. However, the jury awards the passenger $293,622.
- 2015, Maryland (Prince George’s County): $50,000 Verdict. A highway maintenance worker is a passenger in a state highway truck. When the truck attempts to merge onto I-95, it is rear-ended by another vehicle. The impact turns the trailer that the highway truck was towing on its side. The worker seeks emergency treatment the day after the accident after experiencing severe lower back pain. He receives orthopedic treatment and physical therapy. He claims that the injuries will prevent him from returning to work. He sues the other driver, claiming that they did not maintain a proper following distance. The other driver, insured by Allstate, disputes liability, claiming that the highway truck cut him off. He also claimed that the extent of the injuries was questionable. Still, the jury finds for the plaintiff.
- Maryland (P.G. County): $936,504 Verdict A 33-year-old mother of four is driving her SUV in New Carrollton and approaches the intersection of Annapolis Road and 85th Avenue. A second driver enters the intersection while the mother attempts to go through and collides with her vehicle. The woman is taken to Prince George’s Hospital Center by ambulance and is diagnosed and treated for a severe ankle fracture that requires surgical repair. For six months following the accident, she is unable to put any weight on her ankle and needs third-party assistance with daily activities. She sues the driver for negligence, claiming the defendant was distracted and entered the intersection against a red light. She claims that due to her injuries she suffers from a permanent limp and is unable to stand for an extended period. Since, she has had to give up her career as a hairdresser, which resulted in her having to return to school to obtain future employment. The defendant disputes the seriousness of the injuries. Allstate had offered $70,000 before the lawsuit was filed and $140,000 on the courthouse steps. Our client believed in her case and believed in us. A jury justified that faith and awarded her $936,504.09. Ron Miller and Laura Zois tried this case for Miller & Zois.
- Maryland (Baltimore County): $1,000,000 Settlement in Maryland. A woman is pushing her 14 month-old son down the sidewalk in Baltimore County and is struck and killed by a Ford F250 pickup truck that overshot his U-turn. Thankfully, the child was uninjured. Some witnesses said when the truck was coming at her she pushed her child to safety. Allstate wanted a discount off the policy limit of $1 million, forcing us to filed suit. But they capitulated shortly after suit was filed. Our law firm Miller & Zois handled this tragic case.
- Maryland, Prince George's County: $100,000 Arbitration Award: Plaintiff is stopped at a red light in Prince George's County and is rear-ended by a drunk driver who fell asleep. Plaintiff requires knee surgery. Allstate denied liability anyway but agreed to an arbitration after a lawsuit was filed.
- $106,226 Jury Verdict in Maryland. A jury in Ellicott City, Maryland awarded a woman against an Allstate insured. The Defendant was making a left turn and crashed into the Plaintiff, who suffered a cervical herniated disc. Plaintiff's case was weakened somewhat by the fact that her social security disability claim was for both this accident and another unrelated injury. The verdict was reduced to $100,000 under high-low agreement. Allstate paid its $50,000 policy limits for the at-fault driver and State Farm paid the other $50,000.
- $50,315 Jury Verdict in Maryland. Plaintiff is unemployed and in her 50s when she is rear-ended by the defendant at a traffic light in Washington, D.C. Plaintiff sustains soft tissue neck and back injuries, as well as aggravates a pre-existing neck and back injury. Plaintiff’s vehicle sustains $700 in property damage. Plaintiff files suit in Prince George's County because the defendant is a Maryland resident. Allstate's lawyer claims that the impact was minor and could not result in any injuries. The jury disagrees and awards Plaintiff $50,315 in past medical bills and pain and suffering.
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