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ARTICLE ID 64352

$________ Motor vehicle negligence - Rear end collision - Cervical sprain - Thoracic sprain - Liability admitted - Trial as to damages only.

King County, Washington

In this motor vehicle negligence matter, the plaintiff contended that the defendant was negligent in striking the rear of the plaintiff’s vehicle, causing injuries to the plaintiff’s neck and back. The defendant denied the allegations and disputed the nature and extent of the plaintiff’s injuries. The trial proceeded only as to the issue of damages.

In May ________, the male plaintiff was operating his motor vehicle on Interstate ________ when he came to a stop in traffic. His vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle owned by the defendant and operated by its agent. As a result of the collision, the plaintiff suffered injury to his cervical spine and thoracic spine, as well as, nonallopathic lesions of his upper extremities and lower back. The plaintiff alleged $________ in economic expenses.

The plaintiff brought suit against the defendant alleging negligence by its employee in the operation of the vehicle.

The defendant ultimately admitted liability in the matter. The defendant disputed the nature and extent of the plaintiff’s injuries and the trial proceeded as to damages only.

At the conclusion of the trial, the jury found in favor of the plaintiff and awarded damages of $________, consisting of $________ in economic damages, $________ in future economic expenses and $________ for future non-economic damages.

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