Waddell V. Lee

*1 TITLE: WADDELL v. LEE
DOCKET-NUMBER: 87 CVS 1722
COURT: Superior
STATE: Robeson County, North Carolina
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Incident: October, 1984
Filing: September, 1987
Trial: August, 1989
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RANGE AMOUNT: $0 - $49,999
OUTCOME: Plaintiff Verdict
NON VERDICT AWARD: $10,000
TOTAL VERDICT: $10,000
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PRIMARY INJURY: Cervical Strain
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General: Rear-end collision
Specific: Plaintiff in front vehicle
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Sex: Female
Age: 47
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General Occupation: GENERAL LABORER
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Type: Single Individual
Sex: Male
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CLAIMED PAST MEDICAL: $8399
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Other: $10,000
Total: $10,000
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TEXT:
A 47-year-old female mill worker suffered stiff neck, severe headaches, and shoulder strain after her auto was struck in the rear by defendant. Plaintiff also sustained post traumatic cervical strain and a sprain injury with severe cervical torticollis and paravertebral myocitis. Plaintiff contended that defendant failed to carefully observe traffic and operated his vehicle in a reckless and unsafe manner. Defendant denied all allegations made by plaintiff. The plaintiff was awarded $10,000. Plaintiff Attorney: Britt & Britt by William S. Britt, Lumberton, NC. Defense Attorney: Berey & Byrd by Wade E. Byrd, Fayetteville, NC.
*2 WADDELL v. LEE
JVR No. 68381, 1989 WL 393595 (LRP Jury)

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