Plaintiff was rear-ended on the freeway. The impact caused neck and head injuries that continue to affect plaintiff.
On June 20, 2009 plaintiff's disabled vehicle was parked on the emergency shoulder of I-5 southbound near San Onofre when it was rear-ended by the defendant. Liability was not disputed.
That the crash caused plaintiff to sustain a 3-4mm cervical disc bulge and scalp laceration and concussion with residual headaches and neck complaints.
Defendant disputed the nature and extent of plaintiff's injuries and that plaintiff only treated with a chiropractor until the case came near trial when plaintiff saw a neurologist and treated for pain management.
Neck symptoms due to a 3-4mm disc bulger at C6-7 and residual headaches from his concussion. Plaintiff will require future treatment including epidural injections for ongoing neck pain and occipital blocks for headaches.