Multiple Fractures and Permanent Injuries from Motorcycle Crash in Fairfax, VA. Settlement: $400,000

Awarded: $400,000

Motorcycle Crash

On the afternoon of July 22, 2008, the plaintiff was traveling in the right lane of northbound Ox Road in Fairfax County and proceeding through the intersection at Burke Lake Road on a solid green traffic signal. The defendant, who also had a solid green traffic signal, suddenly turned left directly into the pathway of the plaintiff from southbound Ox Road onto Burke Lake Road, failing to yield the right of way to the plaintiff’s motorcycle.


The plaintiff sustained the following injuries: right multiple foot fractures, diagnosed as a Lisfranc injury; left distal radius fracture; thumb and middle finger injury on left hand; several rib fractures; punctured lung; multiple abrasions; left pelvic fractures (left pubic rami fractures); concussion; headaches; dizziness. He went through five surgeries for injuries related to his right foot and left hand. He treated with an orthopaedic doctor, a hand specialist and physical therapist. His medical bills totaled $84,274.64. His case settled for $400,000.00.

Type of action: Motorcycle crash
Injuries alleged: Multiple foot fractures, finger injury and broken bones in left hand, rib fractures, punctured lung, multiple abrasions, left pelvic fractures and concussion.
Name of case: Confidential
Special damages: $84,274.64 in medical bills
Verdict/settlement: Settlement
Amount: $400,000.00
Plaintiff’s attorneys: Barbara S. Williams, Leesburg; Laura H. Leigh, Leesburg
Venue: Fairfax County Circuit Court
Awarded: $400,000

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