$600,000 Car Accident Orlando Car Accident Orlando, Florida

Mark Hickey

PartiesForza v. Oleson and Allstate Insurance Company

Florida Injury AttorneysFlorida Attorney Frank F. Fernandez, III of the Fernandez Firm Accident Injury Attorneys.

Age/Sex/Occupation of Plaintiff49 / M / Telephone Operator Assistant

NegligencePersonal injury settlement recovery for a 49-year-old man who suffered personal injuries including an aggravation of a pre-existing low back injury, requiring revisionary decompression and a posterior spinal fusion surgery. On April 8, 1997, The Plaintiff was injured when the Defendant’s Ford 150 XLT slammed into the rear end of his small stationary Honda Civic at a high rate of speed. The impact of the violent car crash broke the Plaintiff’s driver’s seat, it folded the rear quarter panels of the compact car so that the rear doors were inoperable and knocked the stereo out of its dashboard mounting. Three years prior to this car crash, the Plaintiff underwent spinal surgery due to spinal stenosis and was asymptomatic. As a result of the car accident, the Plaintiff required a lumbar decompression at L5-S1, bilateral foraminotomies and posterior spinal fusion with an iliac bone graft at L3-4, L4-5 and L5-S1.

Editor's Note

Prior to the rear-end car accident, the Plaintiff had a long, extensive history of medical treatment which included a total of 14 surgeries to different parts of his body over an 11 year period.
Frank Fernandez
The Fernandez Firm | Tampa