Car Accident Injury Compensation Amounts for Herniated Cervical Disc and a Torn Left Meniscus

In Ross v. Klein (Jury Verdict Rptr. XVI/41-10 [Sup. Ct., Kings County, 3/26/99]), a 60-year-old retired bookkeeper pedestrian suffered a herniated cervical disc and a torn left meniscus requiring arthroscopic surgery, with future arthroscopic surgery to the right knee recommended; the jury awarded $ 700,000 for past pain and suffering, and $ 700,000 for future pain and suffering, and settlement was reached for $ 600,000 pursuant to a high/low agreement of $ 600,000/$ 75,000.