$1,250,000 Awarded to Female Injured in Car Accident

DATE OF SETTLEMENT
June 2007

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Kings

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
60 year old unemployed female.

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff was driving her car on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, when her car hit a pothole. Plaintiff claimed that the City of New York failed to properly fix the pothole, thereby causing the accident.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
Plaintiff suffered a worsening of her pre-existing neck injuries. She had sustained injuries to neck in 4 prior accidents, and had undergone neck surgery prior to this accident.

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$1,250,000. The case settled during trial, and after 5 days of testimony. This matter was handled by S. Joseph Donahue, Esq. of the firm.