Jennie Pagan, 40, was driving home from work. While she was stopped in traffic, Alain Chil Gonzalez, rear-ended her Sedan in his pickup. Pagan suffered a herniated disk at C5-6, which required physical therapy, pain management and disk replacement surgery. Her past medical expenses totaled $186,300. She is no longer able to participate in physical activities with her young daughter.
Pagan sued Gonzalez, alleging negligent operation of the pickup truck. Pagan did not claim lost income.
The jury signed a verdict for more than $4.98 million.
The attorneys representing Pagan were Shana P. Nogues, Jennifer A. Dinetz and Nancy La Vista.
Pagan v. Gonzalez, No. CACE-18-022737 (Fla. Cir. Ct. Broward County).
Kreisman Law Offices has been handling rear-end crash lawsuits, cervical spine injury cases, traumatic brain injury lawsuits and wrongful death cases for individuals, families and loved ones who have been injured, harmed or killed by the carelessness or negligence of another for more than 45 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Naperville, Bensenville, Bolingbrook, University Park, Glenview, Northbrook, Winnetka, Waukegan, Zion, South Holland, Blue Island, Lombard, Clarendon Hills, Chicago (Little Village, Little Italy, Lincoln Park, Chinatown, Rogers Park, Roscoe Village, Beverly), Maywood, Melrose Park, Aurora and Joliet, Ill.
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