Pumphrey v. Empire Lath & Plaster, Inc.
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13th Judicial District Court, Yellowstone County, Montana
Injuries: Numerous traumatic injuries
Jury Verdict: $3,900,000.00
Plaintiff, a young woman 28 years old, was rear ended by a Ford F-150 pickup and pushed into the vehicle ahead of her. She sustained a meniscus tear of the left shoulder, herniated discs at C5-6, and scalenus muscle tearing in two upper ribs. Nerve involvement resulted in numbness of her left arm and hand as well as chronic pain with normal activities. The defendant's last offer during trial was $230,000.