$2,500,000 for Degenerative Disc Disease After Auto Accident

A building porter suffered a degenerative herniated disc to his lumbar spine after a serious car crash. Represented by Block O'Toole & Murphy, he received $2.5 million in compensation.

Court and County
Supreme Bronx

Age and Occupation of the Plaintiff
48-year-old building porter

Description of Case
Plaintiff was injured in a two car accident. Plaintiff complained of back injuries but continued working as a building porter for more than 3 years following the accident. Plaintiff's back pain continued increasing and he underwent back surgery.

Degenerative disc herniation at L5-S1

Verdict/Settlement Amount

Partner Jeffrey A. Block handled this case.

Since 2012, the Law Firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy attained more results exceeding $1,000,000 than any other law firm in New York. In 2016 alone, our lawyers achieved 6 of the 10 Highest Auto Injury Settlements in New York State. Call 212-736-5300 or fill out our Contact Form for a free legal consultation.

Compensation for Degenerative Disc Disease After Car Accident

The attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy are skilled at litigating auto injury cases where victims suffered serious injuries, such as degenerative disc herniations. We fight aggressively to recover every dollar that our clients are entitled to under the law.

Select results in auto injury cases include:

  • $4,250,000 settlement for an auto accident victim who suffered degenerative spondylosis, requiring a decompressive laminectomy
  • $1,715,496 settlement for a driver who was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease after he was rear-ended at a red light
  • $1,700,000 settlement for a rear-end accident victim who suffered a severe disc degeneration at the L5-S1 level

To learn more about our auto injury results, please visit our Car Accidents Verdicts & Settlements page.