$1,600,000 Awarded to Carpenter Injured in Car Accident

DATE OF VERDICT
2002-06-06

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Queens

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
49 year old carpenter

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff claimed that Defendant driving a vehicle leased from other Defendant failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection, causing the front of his vehicle to strike the drivers side of defendants vehicle.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
"Herniated lumbar disc at L5-S1 with bilateral nerve root dysfunction; bulging lumbar discs at L3-4 and L4-5 with desiccative changes at all three levels requiring a bilateral decompressive laminotomy/facetectomy at L3-4 and L4-5; cervical spondylosis with spinal stenosis and foraminal narrowing."

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$1,600,000

NOTE
This case was handled by Jeffrey A. Block