New Jersey Woman Awarded Over $2 Million By Jury After Needing Back Surgery From Two Car Accidents.

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A New Jersey woman has been awarded $1.75 million by a Somerset County jury after having to have back surgery as the result of two car accidents between 2011 and 2013. Michele Wender, 48 years-old, was awarded a total of $2.18 million, which included the $1.75 million along with interest, legal fees and other expenses. Ms. Wender was injured in the first car accident in 2011 when her vehicle was struck from behind by Anthony Burns in an accident in Franklin, New Jersey. She was then involved in a second car accident in the town of Bedminster, New Jersey in 2013, when she was struck from behind again, this time by Michelle Bartolett.

Ms. Wender ended up needing to have back surgery in 2016 to correct the issues created by these auto accidents. Both Mr. Burns and Ms. Bartolett were defendants in a three-day trial that took place this past June before Judge Edward Coleman of the New Jersey Superior Court. A confidential settlement from Mr. Burns was accepted after opening arguments, while Ms. Wender rejected several settlement offers from Ms. Bartolett’s insurance company.

Have you or a loved one been injured by the negligence of another driver; if so, you may be entitled to substantial compensation for your physical injuries, as well as any emotional trauma and financial hardship caused by the accident. Contact our expert Massachusetts auto accident lawyers at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com; someone will be here 24/7 for you to learn more about your options in a free and confidential consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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