Plaintiff was riding her bicycle in the crosswalk crossing the street when she was struck by Defendant’s 24,000-lb dump truck which was attempting to make a right turn. She was dragged 30 to 50 feet. She sustained 7 pelvic fractures, fractured sacrum, L-5 transverse fracture, bowel injuries, cervical spine damage with aggravation of cervical arthritis requiring five-level decompression and fusion surgery, post-traumatic disorder and major depression. She will need a future hip replacement. Defendant said he never saw the Plaintiff as she was in his blind spot. The defense contended that the driver had a green light and the Plaintiff proceeded into the path of the truck.
Verdict: $1,500,965: $1,459,300 after 50% off $2,918,600 to Plaintiff ($411,250 past pain and suffering; $612,500 future pain and suffering; $547,917 past loss of normal life; $547,917 future loss of normal life; $250,00 disfigurement; $187,017 past medical expenses; $181,000 future medical expenses; $181,000 present cash value of future loss of earnings); $41,665 after 50% off $83,330 to husband of Plaintiff ($4,800 past loss of services; $22,100 future loss of services; $9,400 past loss of consortium; $47,030 future loss of consortium).
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Category: Bicycle Accidents, Cervical Spine/Neck Injuries, Fractures, Tears, and Dislocations, Hip Injuries and Replacements, Internal Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Psychological Injuries