jmcnally//October 19, 2020
jmcnally//October 19, 2020//
A three-car collision resulted in the plaintiff’s becoming a quadriplegic. There were major contributory negligence issues that were hotly contested, as the plaintiff was alleged to be improperly stopped on the roadway.
The case settled in mediation for $6,500,000.
Type of action: Motor Vehicle Collision
Injuries alleged: Quadriplegia
Tried before: Mediation
Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas Shadrick
Date resolved: 08/18/2020
Special damages: Past medical bills in excess of $2,000,000.00 and contested future medical expenses
Verdict or settlement: Settlement
Attorney(s) for plaintiff: John M. Cooper, Norfolk; Ira Steingold, Suffolk; Judd Mendelson, Suffolk
Plaintiff’s expert(s): Alan Michaelis