Woman Settles Neck Injury Case After Rear-End Accident

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Our client was driving west on a four-lane road. She was stopped in traffic, sitting in the right-hand lane, and another driver, also traveling west, had slowed down for the upcoming stopped traffic. However, the driver mistakenly believed the westbound traffic was about to move and did not come to a stop. Instead, the driver continued at the same speed and rear-ended our client’s vehicle while she was still stopped. The responding police cited the driver of the other vehicle at the scene for careless operation causing the car accident.

Rear-End Accident Causes Serious Neck Injuries

Although the wreck occurred at a low speed, our client suffered very severe neck injuries in the impact and saw a doctor to begin treatment. Ultimately, she required surgery to help with her ongoing neck issues. After the accident, she was in a lot of pain, and she was worried about returning to work. She was employed as a social worker, and the injury made it very difficult and painful for her to perform her regular job duties. She felt uncertain about her future and faced mounting medical bills for her treatment.  

Neblett, Beard & Arsenault Helps Woman Get Compensation for Her Accident Injuries

The client contacted Attorney William Neblett, of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault, for help with her accident case. William talked with the client and helped her understand her rights in Louisiana and what to expect from the legal process. William discussed the available options and helped the client file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver’s insurance company. He worked to make sure she had everything she needed while he built a strong case to support her claims. Ultimately, the case settled for $500,000, and the client was thankful for William’s help and reassurance. The settlement helped compensate her for her injuries, medical bills, and lost wages, and she was happy to be able to move on with her life.

If you need help after being hurt in a car accident, contact Neblett, Beard & Arsenault for a free case review with one of our experienced attorneys. Please feel free to call us directly at 318.541.8188. We have a long history of helping Louisiana residents and families after they have been injured by the negligent or careless actions of others, and we would be happy to help answer your questions and explain your rights today.

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William S. Neblett
Attorney William Neblett practices personal injury, maritme, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse law.