Case Conclusion Date: 12.19.2007
Practice Area: Car Accidents
Outcome: Verdict $840,000.00 Judgment of $953, 575.11
Description: Automobile collision, defendant ran red light. Fx right ankle ORIF, Fx rib, fusion @ L5-S1. State Farm took a position that the L5-S1 fusion was not related to the collision and offered $35,000 prior to the lawsuit being filed and offered the policy limits of $100,000 after eight months of litigation. The jury found the L5-S1 fusion was related and awarded $840,000 in damages. State Farm paid $990,416.55 for a satisfaction of the judgments against its insured.