Plaintiff was stopped for a red light. When the light turned green she proceeded into the intersection. She was struck by Defendant, who was a teen, when he ran a red light. Plaintiff claimed the impact caused back pain and knee pain. She was later diagnosed with a knee contusion and scarring of the fat pad under the patella, requiring arthroscopy, cortisone injection into the knee and physical therapy. Defendant admitted that he ran the red light. The defense refuted the nature and extent of the Plaintiff’s injuries due to her lack of complaints at the emergency room and her lack of medical attention for a month after the accident. The defense also refuted the lost wage claim as the Plaintiff was unemployed at the time and that she had no job offers or interviews pending at the time of the accident.
Verdict: $98,717; $98, 324 to Plaintiff ($27,760 medical expenses; $8,064 lost income; $55,000 pain and suffering; $7,500 disability) $393 to minor son who was a passenger
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