Disputed Chronic Neck Strain from Car Accident

George Pittman Patterson

Case Conclusion Date:July 25, 2012

Practice Area:Car Accidents

Outcome:$46,055.33 jury verdict ($10,727.33 medical bills, $5,376.00 lost wages and $29,952.00 non-economic damages).

Description:A client from Laurel, Maryland sustained a chronic neck strain and a mild head injury in a car accident that occurred in Howard County. The defendant's insurance company hired a doctor to claim that the client had mild muscle strains and should have recovered within several weeks. The offer to settle the case before suit was filed was just over $18,000.00. The offer was increased to $32,500.00 after the video depositions of the plaintiff's and the defendant's doctors were taken for use at trial.