​​​​​​​Fla. Motorcyclist Scores $3.8M Verdict Over Debilitating Crash

By Cara Salvatore (May 17, 2019, 9:33 PM EDT) -- A Florida state jury awarded approximately $3.83 million on Thursday to a motorcyclist T-boned by a Geico customer after the insurer refused to settle the claim within coverage limits, according to the motorcyclist's lawyers.

The jury in Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida awarded the money to Anthony Ellis, who was 21 when Geico customer Emily Trevino turned her car left in front of him, hitting the motorcycle and throwing him into a ditch, his lawyers said.

Ellis broke several bones in the January 2016 incident, and his left knee had to be surgically reconstructed, according to Swope Rodante PA, which...

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