$339,163.00 Rear-End Car Accident Verdict

A radiology technician was traveling on Charlotte Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee and while stopped in traffic he was rear ended by the Defendant.  It was a moderate impact and his vehicle sustained a significant amount of bumper damage.  Fault was admitted by the insurance carrier.  Plaintiff treated solely with a chiropractic physician in Nashville, Tennessee for his injuries.  Plaintiff was married and his wife had a loss of consortium claim as a result of this crash.

This case was tried and at the conclusion of all of the proof the jury returned a total verdict for the Plaintiff of $339,163.00 of which $17,000.00 was for his chiropractic medical care with additional awards for future care; loss of earning capacity; permanent injury, pain and suffering, and the loss of the ability to enjoy life.  The insurance carrier had offered $10,000.00 the day before trial to settle this case.