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ARTICLE ID 188520

$________ – MOTOR VEHICLE NEGLIGENCE – AUTO/MOTORCYCLE COLLISION – COUPLE IS INJURED IN INCIDENT WITH MOTORCYCLE – ONE PLAINTIFF IS EJECTED FROM VEHICLE – INJURIES TO KNEE AND SHOULDER – KNEE AND SHOULDER SURGERIES – FUTURE KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERIES.

Pinellas County Circuit Court

In this matter, a couple struck by a motorcycle sued for their past and future medical damages. The defendant driver denied liability for the crash.

Max and Rebecca C. were driving in Seminole Florida when their vehicle collided at an intersection with a motorcycle driven by Mr. Roger S. Max C. was thrown from the vehicle and sustained a shoulder injury, which was later treated surgically. Rebecca C. required two knee surgeries for her injuries, and her future medical needs reflected a need for two future knee replacement surgeries. The plaintiffs’ medical bills amounted to approximately $________ each.

The plaintiffs filed suit in the Circuit Court of Pinellas County for motor vehicle negligence, naming Roger S. as sole defendant. The defendant was represented by counsel appointed by his insurance provider, GEICO. The plaintiffs sought recovery of past and future medical expenses, as well as non-economic damages.After one week trial, the jury returned a $________ verdict for Max and Brenda C. The St. Petersburg jury found the plaintiffs 5% at fault, with the remaining ninety-five percent assigned to the defendant. Accordingly, the final award came to $________.

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