PLAINTIFF AWARDED $67,150.49 FOR SOFT TISSUE INJURIES TO NECK, BACK, AND KNEE – DONNELLY V. DURHAM

Soft tissue injury to neck, back, and knees from motor vehicle accident awarded financial compensation

This matter relates to a motor vehicle accident which took place on December 27, 2005.  The Plaintiff was rear-ended and her vehicle suffered $10,000 in damage.  The Plaintiff claimed to have suffered soft tissue injuries to her neck and back, as well as a right knee injury.

The defence argued that the Plaintiff had not proved her right knee injury was related to the accident.  The Plaintiff was successful in proving that her knee injury was related to the accident as her doctor’s medical evidence was preferred to that of the Defendant’s doctor.

The Plaintiff was provided with the following award:

Non-Pecuniary Damages                             $55,000.00

Cost of Future Care                                         $8,650.49

Special Damages                                               $3,500.00

TOTAL                                               $67,150.49

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