A middle-aged female was rear ended by a drunk driver in an automobile crash on a rural road in Rutherford County, Tennessee, and suffered aggravation of preexisting spinal conditions. Following multiple surgeries and incurring medical expenses of approximately $287,000.00, this case was settled for One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00), which were the insurance policy limits in this matter.
The Defendant attempted to defend this case alleging that the Plaintiff’s preexisting conditions were the cause of her injuries and not this motor vehicle crash. The Plaintiff had significant preexisting problems that had previously been diagnosed but were aggravated as a result of this crash. After litigation, this drunk driving accident was resolved for $1,000,000.00, which included past medical expenses, pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life and lost wages.