Back Injury Settlements & Verdicts

Back Injury Settlements Accident Car Crash
I’ve settled a lot of cases for people who have injured their back in an accident. While these are difficult cases, back injuries are one of the most common injuries in an accident case. This is why I sometimes write about back injury settlements (some of them mine and some are those of other attorneys).

$16.5 Million Verdict For Pain And Suffering For Man Paralyzed in Motorcycle Accident

$16.5 Million Verdict Paralyzed : Car Hit Motorcycle Martin County FlActual Case (not my case): $16.5 Million for pain and suffering was affirmed (approved) by the 4th District Court of Appeal for a 20 year old man who was rendered paraplegic after he was hit by a Jeep while he was on a motorcycle in Martin County, Florida.

$11.5 Million of the award was for future pain and suffering, disability, physical impairment, disfigurement, mental anguish, inconvenience, aggravation of a disease or physical defect or loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life. [Read more…]

$250,000 Verdict Against JC Penney For Herniated Discs from Slip and Fall

Settlement JC Penney Department Store Accident Herniated Disc Slip Fall

Actual Case (Not my case)$250,000 verdict for pain and suffering alone for 3 herniated discs (T9-10, T11-12, and L4-5) that were claimed to be from a shopper’s slip and fall at JC Penney department store. L4-L5 is in the lower back. Her doctor said that she would need surgery for the herniated disc. The orthopedic surgeon hired by JC Penney said that the Plaintiff did not have any disc herniations. [Read more…]