Howard Trafman Obtains Very Favorable Verdict for Defendant in Rear-End Vehicle Collision Defense Case
Howard Trafman obtained a very favorable verdict of $12,930.00 in the defense of a rear-end motor vehicle collision resulting in claimed serious injuries. The defense admitted liability but contested the nature and extent of the injuries, as well as the causation of a future, claimed surgery. Plaintiff claimed exacerbation of a pre-existing quiescent arthritic condition at C5-7 with numbness, tingling, spurring, disc bulge, and bilateral neuroforaminal stenosis, requiring a future discectomy and fusion at C5-6. Plaintiff asked the jury to award $431,789.00-$531,789.00. An offer of $75,000.00 was made prior to trial. Moss v. Amira. May 2003.