This Plaintiff was injured when the Defendant entered her lane of travel and failed to yield the right-of-way. Liability was a swearing contest because the Defendant alleged that the Plaintiff entered his lane of traffic and there were no independent witnesses to this collision
As a result of this crash, the Plaintiff had to undergo lumbar surgery. The Defendant defended not only on liability in that the Defendant alleged the Plaintiff was at fault but also on causation. This case was complicated due to the fact that the Plaintiff had previous complaints of back pain before this crash.
After extensive depositions and medical proof in this case, this car accident case was settled for $485,000.00. This represented the Plaintiff’s past medical expenses of over $200,000.00, pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life.