$1,500,000 Settlement for Back Injuries, Including Bulging Discs, After Car Accident

A rear-end collision victim suffered lower back injuries, including four bulging discs and one herniated disc to his lumbar spine. As a result of his injuries, he underwent two surgeries. Represented by Block O'Toole & Murphy, he received $1.5 million in compensation.

Plaintiff was driving his car in Brooklyn when he was rear-ended by the Defendants' vehicle, causing him to sustain back injuries. The Court granted the Plaintiff summary judgment on the issue of liability. As a result of the accident, the Plaintiff one herniated disc in his lumbar spine and four bulging discs. He underwent a minimally invasive surgical procedure and then a lumbar laminectomy. The Plaintiff made a claim for the necessity for future medical needs and the costs related thereto.

Settlement Amount
The case settled after jury selection for $1,500,000.

The case was handled by Daniel P. O'Toole, Frederick C. Aranki and Scott Occhiogrosso.

If you suffered bulging disc or other spinal disc injury after a car accident, it's important to understand your legal rights. The attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy offer Free Legal Consultations to injury victims. For a free case review, please call 212-736-5300 or fill out our Contact Form.

Bulging Disc Injuries After Auto Accidents

The Law Firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy has one of the best records in car accident lawsuits in New York. In 2016 alone, we attained 6 of the 10 highest auto injury settlements in New York State. We are experienced in litigating cases for clients who suffered bulging disc injuries after a serious crash.

Select results* include:

  • $6,000,0000 settlement for a bus passenger who suffered multiple injuries, including a bulging disc at L4-5, after the bus crashed with another vehicle in Brooklyn
  • $2,925,000 settlement in a Bronx case for a driver who suffered back injuries after a crash, including a lumbar bulging disc at L5/S1 with left-sided neural foraminal stenosis
  • $2,400,000 settlement in a Queens case for a rear-end collision victim with multiple injuries, including a bulging disc in neck at C3/4
  • $1,823,000 verdict for a client who suffered bulging discs in his cervical spine after an auto accident
  • $1,065,000 recovery for a 29-year-old woman who suffered bulging discs in her cervical spine after a collision

To learn more about our auto injury results, please visit the Car Accidents Verdicts & Settlements portion of our website. To speak with an attorney today, please call 212-736-5300. We serve New York and New Jersey.

*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome