Personal injury encompasses a wide variety of injuries and illnesses caused by someone else’s negligence. Everything from food poisoning to dog bites can be considered a personal injury if someone else was responsible for the harm caused to another person. However, there are some types of personal injury that cause much more devastating and long-lasting damage than others. Among the worst types of personal injuries, excluding wrongful death, are traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and spinal cord injuries (SCIs).
A car wreck that involved spinal cord and cervical injuries has led to a $52 million award – the largest personal injury award in Colorado history.
The Case at a Glance
As the victim was riding in her 1994 Honda Civic, another driver attempted a U-turn and drove across the median before crashing into the victim’s car. The Civic rolled multiple times, causing the woman to suffer the spinal cord and cervical injuries.
A man who suffered a host of injuries – including a fracture to his spine – after falling nearly two stories has settled his lawsuit for $4.5 million. The Case at a Glance During a visit to his friend’s apartment two years ago, the victim was leaning against a balcony railing and actually felt the … Read more