Settlement obtained on behalf of a 25 year-old student who was visiting her future in-laws during Christmas vacation. The client was a rear seat passenger in an auto operated by her future sister in law when the auto ran a red light and crashed with another auto. The client seat belt cut through her abdomen causing extensive damage to her intestines, liver, and stomach, an emergency operation and a two (2) week stay in the intensive care unit of the hospital. The client developed problems with her neck, shoulders, back, thyroid gland and memory. The case settled within eight (8) months after the initial meeting with client after flying to Indiana for a settlement conference with the claims adjuster.