Verdict: Not Guilty
Date: February 2011
PLTF Medical: Dr. Jon L. Andreshak (Orthopedist)
DEF Medical: Dr. Gergio Mercado (Family Practice) DEF Experts: Dr. Gary Skaletsky (Neurosurgeon)
Summary: Plaintiff was a passenger in a car that was rear-ended. Plaintiff suffered recurrence of a herniated disc at C6-7. She had undergone a discectomy 3 months earlier. This resulted in a C5-7 discectomy and fusion. Defendant plead guilty to the traffic ticket. Defense denied the impact caused or aggravated Plaintiff’s disc injury.
Category: Car Accidents, Cervical Spine/Neck Injuries