$2,650,000 Awarded to Auto Accident Victim
DATE OF VERDICT
COURT AND COUNTY
AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
36 year old passenger van driver
DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff Was traveling westbound on the Belt Pkwy. when the van was struck in the rear by Deft. Vehicle.
Herniated lumbar disc at L5-S1 with radiculopathy. Plaintiff Claimed that as a result of the radiculopathy, his knees buckled on several occasions, causing him to fall. He claimed that the falls caused bilateral torn menisci, a fractured tibia, and a fractured fifth metacarpal of the dominant hand. In February 1999, Plaintiff underwent a discectomy, facetectomy, and fusion with the insertion of fusion cages.