$2,650,000 Awarded to Auto Accident Victim

DATE OF VERDICT
1999-07-29

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Kings

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
36 year old passenger van driver

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff Was traveling westbound on the Belt Pkwy. when the van was struck in the rear by Deft. Vehicle.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
Herniated lumbar disc at L5-S1 with radiculopathy. Plaintiff Claimed that as a result of the radiculopathy, his knees buckled on several occasions, causing him to fall. He claimed that the falls caused bilateral torn menisci, a fractured tibia, and a fractured fifth metacarpal of the dominant hand. In February 1999, Plaintiff underwent a discectomy, facetectomy, and fusion with the insertion of fusion cages.

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$2,650,000