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Three Car Collision Results in Plaintiff Becoming Quadriplegic

Car Accident Victim

Attorneys on Case

John Cooper

A three-car collision resulted in the plaintiff’s becoming a quadriplegic.

There were major contributory negligence issues that were hotly contest-ed, 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
Amount: $6,500,000
Attorney(s) for plaintiff: John M. Cooper, Norfolk; Ira Steingold, Suffolk; Judd Mendelson, Suffolk
Plaintiff’s expert(s): Alan Michaelis

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