Type of action: Personal injury
Injuries alleged: TBI and migraines
Name of case: Ong v. Littlejohn, et al.
Court: Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Case no.: 2020 CA 002226 V
Date resolved: 6/4/2021
Special damages: Medical bills of $60,000; lost wages of $17,000
Verdict or settlement: Settlement
Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): David Salzer and Boris Kuperman, Fairfax
Description of case: The low-speed rear-end collision in downtown Washington, D.C., caused neck pain and neurological symptoms, including migraines. The plaintiff is middle-aged female Virginia resident. After several months of treatment the migraines and dizziness persisted. The migraines would persist for several years at varying frequencies and intensities before finding effective medication. Neuropsychological testing was positive for neurocognitive deficits as a result of injuries. The first offer by the defense was for policy limits.
Boris Kuperman, counsel for the plaintiff, provided case information.[022-T-040]