On an icy January night, Mr. O’Brien was going too fast down an onramp to I-5 and lost control of his Ford Explorer. He ended up facing southbound in the northbound lane. At the time, his license had been suspended and he shouldn’t have been driving at all. The driver of the car Nicolette was riding in was unable to avoid a collision. Nicolette injured her neck and tried everything her doctors recommended to get better. Unfortunately her neck did not heal and after further testing it was determined that she would need surgery. What Nicolette didn’t expect was for her health insurance company to refuse to approve the surgery. After calling and writing virtually every day for a few weeks, Bill Coats, a dedicated personal injury attorney in Bellingham, was able to get the health insurance company to approve the surgery. We recovered the limits of all of the insurance money available, a total of $203,360 plus a waiver of the $31,106 health insurance reimbursement claim for a net benefit to Nicolette of $234,466.
It's this kind of thorough, empathetic approach that makes Bellingham attorney Bill Coats an effective ally for accident victims. Contact Bill for a free consultation about your case. For more information about his approach, visit the Practice Areas page on auto accidents.