Carol Loevy, 59, entered an intersection in her SUV. Michael Tobin made a right turn in front of Loevy’s vehicle in his pickup truck. His pickup truck collided with Loevy’s SUV.
She suffered neck and lumbar spinal injuries, including a herniated disk at C5-6. She was later diagnosed as having radiculopathy in her extremities.
Loevy was an artist earning $15 an hour but has been unable to return to work. Her medical bills totaled $80,000.
Loevy sued Tobin alleging that he chose not to keep a proper lookout or yield the right of way. The defendant conceded liability.
The jury signed a verdict for $200,000.
The attorneys representing Loevy at trial presented experts in neurology, orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery. The defendant presented an expert in orthopedic surgery.
The attorneys successfully handling this case for Loevy were Ali Reza Davani and Elizabeth Frey.
Loevy v. Tobin, No. 10-C-17-002573 (Md. Cir. Ct. Frederick County).
Kreisman Law Offices has been handling tractor trailer crash cases, intersection collision lawsuits, neck and back injury cases, traumatic brain injury lawsuits and nursing home negligence cases for individuals, families and loved ones who have been injured, harmed or killed by the carelessness or negligence of another for more than 40 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Burr Ridge, Countryside, Hickory Hills, Bensenville, Elk Grove Village, Park Ridge, Streamwood, Northbrook, Lake Forest, Hawthorne Woods, Glendale Heights, Tinley Park, Country Club Hills, Calumet City, Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Chicago (South Side, Englewood, Back of the Yards, Gage Park, Wicker Park, Humboldt Park, Austin, North Lawndale, Mont Clare, Edgewater, Andersonville, Ravenswood, Lakeview, River North, West Loop, Chinatown, Wrigleyville, Hyde Park, Chatham), LaGrange Highlands, Western Springs, Riverside, Summit, Highland Park, Homewood, Blue Island and Highwood, Ill.
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