Practice Area:Personal Injury
Outcome:$429,000 verdict in rear-end car wreck
Description:Roberts was stopped preparing to turn into a subdivision when she was struck from the rear by a vending company box truck. She suffered a herniated disc which required discectomy and fusion. Defendant claimed she "stopped short" and was not hurt as badly as claimed. Last offer was $50,000. Jury deliberated for about 4 hours before returning a verdict of $429,000.