Verdicts & Settlements

Motor Vehicle Accident – Backseat passenger in Jeep


Plaintiff is a 17 year old Nassau County resident who was a back seat passenger in an open Jeep.  The Jeep failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with another car within an intersection.  Plaintiff was thrown from the Jeep and sustained a burst fracture at L4.  Plaintiff underwent an L-4 laminectomy.  Case was litigated to the trial calendar and as jury selection was set to begin, the case settled for $775,000.