My $1,000,000 verdict in the Florida Jury Verdict Reporter


On March 30, 2012, I received a verdict of $ 1,002,237.17 for my client. Below are the details on the case:

Cause Of Injury:

On Oct. 31, 2008, plaintiff was rear ended by the defendant. The plaintiff's vehicle sustained $ 340 in damage.Plaintiff filed a negligence action on June 29, 2010. Defendant admitted negligence but denied that the accident was the cause of plaintiff's injury or that he sustained any permanent injury.

Nature Of Injury:

Herniated C4-C-5 disk; pain and suffering; lost wages.

Plaintiff, who sustained a herniated disk as a result of the collision, was a commercial aircraft pilot and avid martial artist. Plaintiff was treated at the hospital and released. Ultimately, he received [*2] three epidural injections but no further treatment after February of 2009.

Plaintiff claimed that he was unable to practice martial arts since. In addition, when his neck was in pain his blood pressure rose, making him unsafe to fly as a commercial pilot.

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Published In: Insurance Updates, Personal Injury Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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