Truck Accident Case
We took more than 60 depositions in five different states. Because of Stephenson’s tireless advocacy, shortly before the trial was to commence, the defendants settled the case for $48.5 million.
Our Client Testimonials
Jerry W. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
We are lucky to have you guys. Your compassion and empathy for both sides in this emotional time is incredible. It’s nice to know we have a team that looks out for Summer and helps us go through this healing process with a good moral compass. In a time when right and wrong seems so blurry to us. Your like a light in the storm. We can’t thank you enough.
Shirley B. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
On August 18, 2018, I was hit head-on by a driver high on drugs. My Toyota van was totaled and after spending 6 hours in the ER was sent home to have months and months of physical therapy. As a result of the collision, I was also diagnosed with PTSD. After trying for many months to deal with the other driver’s insurance company and as medical bills were continuing, I found out I could not deal with it emotionally. A former local judge recommended that I contact Mike Stephenson.
Mr. Stephenson and his associates totally took over for me. My stress was much relieved. All I had to do was forward ongoing bills and correspondence to them. Due to lack of cooperation from the other insurance company, we ultimately filed suit.
Mr. Stephenson and staff were with me all the way. They sat with me during the deposition, kept me informed of all activity and ultimately reached an excellent out of court settlement . I found their fee to be very reasonable.
Peggy M. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
I highly recommend Mike Stephenson! The way he handled my case, made it less stressful. He truly cares about his clients…. I wasn’t just a client, I was a real person with a real crisis and Mike went way beyond his job to represent me. He is Amazingly Awesome!!!
George – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Great law firm! Highly recommended.
Nancy B. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Mike and his team were kind and explained everything they did in terms I could understand. They are quick to respond and work incredibly hard for you. I was glad to have someone like him in my corner.
Peggy Q. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Very professional, most of all they have heart! They truly care about the client. I highly recommend.
Cathy S. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
After I experienced a car accident, I wanted to find a lawyer that didn’t advertise on t.v. I was looking for someone who would handle my case, not pass it off. Stephenson Rife answered all my questions in a timely manner and kept me up-to-date on my case every step of the way. I would definitely recommend them. .
Kelly O. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Works fast, very personable and went above and beyond! Thanks a lot guys!
Michael J. – ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
I had a very serious motorcycle accident 5 years ago. I lost my right leg above the knee in the accident. I was looking for the very best personal injury attorney in the country who represents plaintiffs in an accident. I found that in Mike Stephenson. He is the top managing partner in his law firm of about 38 attorneys. He has been recognized by his peers of personal injury attorneys as a Super Attorney in his specialty for years. His office was 2000 miles away from where the accident occurred. At the time I contacted him he had represented accident victims in 18 different states. My case now makes it 19 different states. I originally contacted him with an email describing the accident. He called me within 12 hours. He was on an airplane to meet me within a couple of weeks.
He was everything I was looking for in an attorney. He was very professional looking. Brief and to the point. It was a 2 day initial visit. He helped formulate a long term plan for my case. He spent the next 6 months gathering all the data and information to determine if I had a case. This included very extensive information from me. Accident reports. Hospital records. Motorcycle records. From the day he called me and said I had a case all the hard work on his side began. During the case he flew out about 7 times for motorcycle inspections, practice depositions, depositions and 2 mediation’s. Thru his hard work the case was settled in a second mediation 6 weeks before court.
Mike is honest, professional and relentless in the pursuit of justice for the plaintiff. He always returned phone calls, texts and emails. He was very honest in his opinions whether it was something I wanted to hear or not. He hired the very best expert witnesses. In my case a professional long term care doctor reporting my lifetime care needs. One of the countries best motorcycle experts to find the problems with the motorcycle. Specialty high tech companies to digitalize accident pictures, hospital emergency room pictures, and digitalize pictures of emergency room X-rays and MRIs. Digitalize pictures of all surgical operations. Mike did multiple power point presentations which included all this information from all the specialists he hired for the case. His presentations are POWERFUL visual tools.
He took the case to a settlement on the 2nd mediation 6 weeks before court. He had specialists from 4 different states to put the case together. He never missed missed an appointment, email, text or phone call in 3 years. On a scale of 1-10 in my book he is an 11. If you are a plaintiff in an accident I could not give a better recommendation for an attorney. He is the best attorney I have ever had.