$4.4 Million Jury Verdict for Injuries to Motor Scooter Rider Struck by Vehicle

Catherine White was operating her motor scooter on a street when Zareh Koocherian’s vehicle turned left directly in front of her. White lost control of her scooter, fell, and suffered lower back injuries that required placement of a spinal cord stimulator.

Although the stimulator has provided relief from her back pain, she is still unable to work as much as she had before the incident. Her medical bills were approximately $326,000.

White sued Koocherian alleging that he negligently made the left turn in front of her causing the collision. The lawsuit did not claim past lost income. The jury’s verdict in favor of White was more than $4.4 million finding White comparatively negligent at 20%.

White v. Koocherian, No. BC645210 (Cal. Super. Ct. Los Angeles County).

Kreisman Law Offices has been handling motorcycle accident lawsuits, car accident cases, catastrophic injury lawsuits, construction site injury cases and forklift injury lawsuits for individuals, families and loved ones who have been injured, harmed or killed by the carelessness or negligence of another for more than 40 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including LaGrange, Downers Grove, Woodridge, Bolingbrook, Joliet, Franklin Park, Schiller Park, Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Chicago (Jefferson Park, Albany Park, Rogers Park, Westridge, Ravenswood, Uptown, Portage Park, Austin), Elmwood Park, Rosemont, Park Ridge, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights, Ill.

Robert D. Kreisman has been an active member of the Illinois and Missouri bars since 1976.

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