Our client was a restrained driver of his own vehicle. Our client and the defendant were traveling in the same direction but the defendant failed to stop for traffic ahead and rear ended our client’s vehicle. The defendant fled the scene of the accident but was caught. The defendant was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of crash with property damage, possession of an open container, and careless driving. Our client’s vehicle was declared a total loss.
Our client has been suffering from serious neck and back injuries. As a result of these injuries,our client has had several injections to his cervical and lumbar spines. Additionally, the doctor has recommended a revision lumbar laminectomy and fusion surgery for our client.