$125,000 Total Settlement For Motor Vehicle AccidentNovember 8, 2019
Plaintiff, a 27 year old man was traveling straight when the defendant carelessly and recklessly disregarded a stop sign and/or failed to yield the right of way while attempting to make a left turn, colliding with Plaintiff’s vehicle on the right passenger side.
Plaintiff was treated at the scene of the accident, but initially declined to seek additional medical treatment. He was under the mistaken impression that he was suffering from some minor soreness that would dissipate. However, he quickly learned that additional medical treatment would be necessary as his pain continued to increase in both frequency and intensity. After imaging scanning was done, Plaintiff learned he suffered Plaintiff sustained several cervical spine and lumbar spine herniations and a tear in his right knee. He underwent several epidural steroid injections and was recommended for spinal surgery as well as right knee surgery. Defendant’s medical expert related Plaintiff’s neck injury.
The case settled on November 8, 2019, for a total amount of $125,000, prior to the scheduling of trial.