$2,200,000 Settlement for 62-Year-Old Pedestrian

Attorneys from Block O'Toole & Murphy:

Partner Stephen Murphy & Michael Hurwitz

COURT AND COUNTY

Supreme Kings

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF

Plaintiff was 60 years old on the date of the accident and 62 years-old at the time of the settlement. Plaintiff was employed as a Home Health Aide.

FACTS AND ALLEGATIONS

This matter stems from a motor vehicle accident which occurred in Brooklyn, New York. Plaintiff, a pedestrian, was attempting to cross Flatlands Avenue when she was struck by a NYC Transit bus that was attempting to turn left from Ralph Avenue onto Flatlands Avenue.

INJURIES/DAMAGES

Plaintiff sustained lumbar herniations at the L3, L4, and L5 segments requiring a two-level lumbar fusion.

Plaintiff made claims for loss of earnings, past and future medical expenses, as well as pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life.

RESULT

The parties negotiated a $2,200,000 pretrial settlement.