Trapped in a car after a head-on collision

George Pittman Patterson

Case Conclusion Date:May 28, 2010

Practice Area:Car Accidents

Outcome:$150,000.00 award

Description:A lady from Damascus, Maryland in Montgomery County recovered $150,000 for less than $6,000 in medical bills for a rib frature and multiple contusions. After the head on collision that occurred near the border of Frederick County and Montgomery County, the plaintiff remained trapped in the car for nearly one hour with her critically injured spouse. Damages for pre-impact fright were awarded. She also recovered damages for not physically being able to stay by her husband's bed side as he struggled to survive in Baltimore's shock trauma center. These damages were part of a loss of consortium claim.

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