Posted by Bob Edens & filed under .

Verdict: $177,624

Date: February 2011

County: Cook

PLTF Medical: Dr. Richard Rabinowitz (Orthopedist)

DEF Experts: Dr. Frank Phillips (Orthopedist)

Summary: Defendant pulled out in front of Plaintiff causing Plaintiff to broad side Defendant’s car. Plaintiff had the right of way and the Defendant had a stop sign. Defendant stopped at stop sign and was waived through by stopped traffic. Defendant could not see oncoming traffic due to a semi-truck. Plaintiff sustained aggravation of a pre-existing herniated disc at C5-6, resulting in C5-6 anterior discectomy and fusion. The defense asserted that the Plaintiff’s surgery was not related to the accident

Category: Car Accidents, Cervical Spine/Neck Injuries