Sunday, December 14, 2008

Waterbury Verdict Leads to $63,000 Settlement in Rear-End Case

The Conn. Law Tribune reports that a plaintiff who suffered neck and lower back injuries in a rear-end collision prevailed at trial in Waterbury Superior Court, where a jury awarded $4,169 in medical damages, $19,000 for future medical treatment and $11,424 for future prescription medication, plus $32,752 in non-economic damages, for a total of $68,270. After post-verdict motions, the plaintiff agreed to a 50% reduction of the prescription award, for a $63,000 settlement.

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