$2,750,000 Awarded to 20-Year-Old Car Accident Victim

DATE OF VERDICT
2007-10-12

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Queens

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
Plaintiff was 20 years old at the time of settlement, 17 years of age at the time of accident. Plaintiff was an unemployed high school drop-out who never worked before or after the accident.

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff was a passenger in a 2 vehicle accident. We procured summary judgment on the issue of liability and the case was to proceed to a damages only trial.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
Plaintiff herniated L3-4 and L4-5 discs and underwent a micro laminotomy followed by a lumbar fusion with a titanium cage.

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$2,750,000

NOTE
This case was settled after jury selection by Jeffrey Block