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$1.8 Million Judgement For Vespa Collision

Verdict: $1.8 million | Sacramento County | Chuente C. v. Philip Bonotto (Rushford & Bonnoto)

Chuente C. was riding her Vespa eastbound on Broadway when she was struck by defendant Marsh. She was evaluated by EMTs at the scene and released. Her boyfriend picked her up from the scene and took her to work. She left work early due to pain and symptoms. She went on to suffer from a mild traumatic brain injury and underwent facet injections and epidural steroid injections in her cervical and lumbar spine.

Defendant argued that because plaintiff was able to participate in a Spartan Race following the collision that she was not injured. Defendant also argued that because plaintiff returned to jujitsu, she was not injured. These arguments were rejected by the jury.

Pre-Trial Offer: $150,000
Verdict / Judgment: $1.8 million
Twelve days in trial at Sacramento Superior Court
Defense Counsel: Philip Bonotto (Rushford & Bonnoto)
Defense Experts: O’Grady, Ph.D., Peter Salamon, M.D., Eugene Van de Bittner, Ph.D.

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