During his sophomore year of college, Danny was hit head-on by another driver on his way home from work.
Though his injuries weren’t critical, they were costly, and the car he bought with months of saved wages was totaled. About a week after the incident, he was relieved to find an insurance adjustor at his front door. She gave him a check, made sure he signed on the dotted line, and left him on his doorstep.
That check was more money than he could imagine having in his hands, (and as it turned out, that’s what the insurance adjustor was banking on).
The amount he accepted from the insurance company was significantly less than what he was entitled to under the law, but he would only learn that years later. It was this experience and the grueling months afterwards, reflected upon years later, that steared Danny toward a career in law. Not childhood dreams, not money, but the desire to equip himself with the knowledge to help people in their most vulnerable times rather than take advantage of their fear, desperation, and simple lack of knowledge.
With a fierce sense of determination, Danny put himself through law school at Loyola University New Orleans.