Our client was a 58 year female who was struck after the defendant , a 20 year old college student from Woodbury Long Island, ran a red light and struck our client’s vehicle. Client’s car was totaled and she was brought to Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow. She was in Intensive Care for about one week with a fractured hip, fractured ribs and a transverse process fracture. She remained in the hospital for about ten days and then was under the care of private physicians. Depositions were taken of all parties and the defendant acknowledged that he may have passed the red light. The defendant also testified that he did not recall the name of the streets where the accident occured. It is because the testimnony of the defendant was weak that we were able to secure a six figure settlement for our client who is now back to work as a teacher.