$275,000 verdict in Car Accident case

Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine.  Plaintiff, who had a 10-year history of degenerative disc disease of the neck and back, was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer truck.  As a result of a car accident, the plaintiff suffered from whiplash and needed surgery for disc fusion. In addition to her $225,000 verdict, her spouse received an additional verdict of $50,000 for loss of consortium claim.