$965,000.00 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT â Auto accident. A seventy eight year-old mother of five was tragcially killed in this horrible and preventable accident in Miami-Dade County. This case was filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court. For three (3) years the Defendant refused to offer a single dollar on this hotly contested case. It was unil the parties reached the courthouse steps that the Defendant decided it was responsible for causing the tragic loss a mother of five.