Rear-Ended by a Tractor Trailer

Settlement:
$3,000,000

$3.0 million settlement for 35-year-old machinist who was rear-ended by a tractor trailer in a construction zone and suffered an aggravation of a previously asymptomatic cervical degenerative disc disease requiring surgery. There was no offer prior to trial and only $500,000 offered once trial began. At the close of evidence, after a two-week trial, the $3.0 million dollar settlement was obtained.