$1,200,000 Recovery for Compression Fracture and Herniated Discs After Car Accident
A 39-year-old delivery man was stopped at a red light when he was involved in a multi-vehicle collision. As a result of the crash, he suffered neck and back injuries, including a compression fracture in his cervical spine and lumbar herniated discs. Represented by Block O’Toole & Murphy, he received $1.2 million.
Court and County
Age and Occupation of Plaintiff
39-year-old Russian immigrant employed as an oil delivery man
Description of Case
Plaintiff was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Morgan Avenue and Grand Street in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Deft. 4G’s vehicle, leased to Deft. Arenson Furniture, was making a turn when the driver lost control and hit Deft. Ghigliotty’s vehicle, which then hit Plaintiff’s vehicle.
Plaintiff sustained herniated lumbar discs at L4-5 and L5-S1 and a compression fracture at C-5. Plaintiff underwent a decompressive laminotomy/facetectomy at L4-5.
This case was handled by Partner Jeffrey A. Block.