Tow Truck Rear End Collision; Admitted Liability

Style of Case: Lisa Going v. Hahne’s TGIF Towing, LLC
Client:    Hahne’s TGIF Towing, LLC
Trial End Date:    11/1/2011
Court:    3rd Judicial Circuit, Madison County, IL
Type of Case:    Tow Truck Rear End Collision; Admitted Liability
Judge:    The Honorable Dennis Ruth
Reed Armstrong Lawyer who tried the case:  James L. Hodges
Jury Verdict

On October 6, 2004 the Plaintiff was stopped at a red light when the defendant’s tow truck struck the rear of her vehicle. The defendant admitted liability. The plaintiff claimed that as a result of this impact she sustained injuries to her neck, back, jaw and ultimately was diagnosed with fibromyalgia from this accident. Prior to 2004, the plaintiff had been involved in two very serious motor vehicle accidents resulting in significant traumas to her body, and the plaintiff claimed that these prior conditions were aggravated by the negligence of the defendant. The plaintiff accumulated $18,850.86 in medical bills.

Last Demand:     $40,000.00
Verdict:     $7,000.00