$825,000 Settlement for Victim Rear-Ended by Drunk Driver

In a New York case, our client was hit in the rear by a drunk driver. As a result of the crash, he suffered neck injuries and ultimately underwent surgery. Represented by Block O'Toole & Murphy he received an $825,000 settlement.

Court and County
Supreme Nassau

Age and Occupation of Plaintiff
62-year-old merchant

Description of Case
The Plaintiff was struck in the rear by an intoxicated driver.

Injuries/Damages
The Plaintiff ultimately underwent neck surgery. A note from the treating surgeon indicated that the plaintiff told him that he had been assaulted several months before the auto accident, sustaining neck injuries. In that same note the plaintiff indicated that his baseline neck complaints were not changed by the motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff denied making such a statement to the treating doctor, although he admitted the prior assault.

To speak with an experienced lawyer about your case, please call 212-736-5300. Our attorneys are skilled in litigating car accident cases, including those involving DUI crashes. In 2016 alone, the Law Firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy attained 6 of the 10 Highest Auto Injury Settlements in New York State.

Settlement Amount
$825,000

Handling Attorney
This case was handled by Partner Daniel P. O'Toole.

Strong Legal Representation in Drunk Driving Injury Cases

Whether you are a passenger, cyclist, pedestrian, or other motorist hurt as a result of drunk driving, it's important to consult with a lawyer about your legal rights. Our attorneys offer free legal consultations for victims hurt in crashes and are here to help you navigate the complex legal process.

Our team is experienced in litigating drunk driving and drug-impaired cases. Select results in drunk driving accidents include:

  • $2,550,000 settlement for four victims hurt in a New Jersey car crash. They were passengers in a vehicle driven by a drunk driver.
  • $1,200,000 settlement for a man involved in a crash with an SUV driver who pled guilty to driving while intoxicated.

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