Michelle Olivarez was stopped in traffic when a vehicle driven by Kelsey Nelson rear-ended her vehicle. The crash aggravated Olivarez’s pre-existing neck pain, migraines and fibromyalgia.
Olivarez, 39, also suffered a soft-tissue injury to her left knee. She received physical therapy for her knee injury, was prescribed medicine, and received neck injections.
Olivarez’s medical expenses totaled more than $108,000.