$900,000 Awarded to Homemaker Injured in Rear-end Crash

DATE OF VERDICT
2006-04-20

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Nassau

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
42 year old homemaker

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
The Plaintiff was rear ended in stop and go traffic on the Long Island Expressway. There was no property damage to her vehicle other than a slight ink imprint of the defendant's license plate. The Plaintiff denied any pain for twelve days after the accident. The Plaintiff has a prior surgery to her neck 20 months before the within accident. The Plaintiff claimed that this accident aggravated her prior neck condition requiring an additional surgery. The case settled in Suffolk County just prior to the selection of a jury for $900,000.00 out of an available insurance policy of $1,100,000.00

INJURIES/DAMAGES
This matter was handled by Daniel P. O'Toole

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$900,000

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