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Woman, 65, breaks both heels in car crash

Woman, 65, breaks both heels in car crash

Other car made an illegal U-turn; $650,000 settlement

Published: March 24, 2014

A 65-year-old single woman was involved in a car crash in which another vehicle took an illegal U-turn and struck the front of her car. She suffered a comminuted fracture of the calcaneus, or heel bone, in her right foot, as well as a less severe fracture of her left calcaneus.

The plaintiff was an inpatient for one week and was thereafter transferred to a rehabilitation facility for three additional weeks. Following her rehab, she underwent physical therapy. Surgery was not deemed necessary.

Today, the plaintiff requires a cane when ambulating for a long distance or time. Liability was not contested. The victim was assessed as having sustained a 44-percent lower extremity impairment and an 18-percent whole person impairment.

Action: Motor vehicle negligence

Injuries alleged: Lower leg injuries

Case name: Withheld

Court/case no.: Withheld

Jury and/or judge: N/A (mediated)

Mediator: Tom Porter

Amount: $650,000

Date: Nov. 26, 2013

Attorneys: Robert I. Feinberg and Colleen M. Anthony, of Feinberg & Alban, Boston (for the plaintiff)

Detailed Information

Type: Mediation
Total Value: $650,000.00
Verdict/Settlement Date: 11/26/2013
Type of Action: Motor Vehicle Negligence
Court: Confidential
Case Number: Confidential
Caption: Confidential v. Confidential
Plaintiff(s)   v.   Defendants(s)
Confidential   Confidential
Injuries Alleged: Leg, knee, ankle, foot
Injuries Detail: Lower leg injuries
Tried Before: Mediation
Judge or Mediator or Arbitrator: Other (Tom Porter)
 
Attorney(s) for Plaintiff(s)
Lead Attorney: Robert L. Feinberg
Firm: Feinberg & Alban (Boston, Massachusetts)
 
Attorney(s) for Defendant(s)
No defendant attorneys
 
Insurance Carrier(s)
No insurance companies involved
 
Plaintiff(s) Expert(s)
No plaintiff experts
 
Defendant(s) Expert(s)
No defendant experts
 

Settlement also found here.

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