$95,000 – 48-year-old male suffers herniated disc when defendant broadsides him at intersection.

Settlement.¬†Uninsured driver ran red light at Rockford intersection and broadsided plaintiff’s auto. Plaintiff male, age 48,¬†claims incident caused a lumbar herniation that required a 2-level fusion ($24,000 medical expense). Plaintiff’s uninsured motorist carrier, American Family, had contested the relationship between the crash and the fusion because plaintiff (a factory worker) had a workers’ comp case pending involving his neck and low back.