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Crystal Anderson, the injured woman, had previously undergone surgery for a benign brain tumor, and the impact threw her head backward into a headrest at the same spot she’d had the operation, suffering head and neck injuries. (Credit: Piyawat Nandeenopparit/Shutterstock) Crystal Anderson, the injured woman, had previously undergone surgery for a benign brain tumor, and the impact threw her head backward into a headrest at the same spot she’d had the operation, suffering head and neck injuries. (Credit: Piyawat Nandeenopparit/Shutterstock)

A Georgia woman who suffered a permanent brain injury after being rear-ended in a car wreck settled her claims for $1.5 million after several years, during which the highest defense offer was $7,000, her attorney said.

Plaintiff’s attorney Bethany Schneider said the defendant driver’s insurer, Liberty Mutual, finally agreed to tender its policy limits of $250,000 as the trial approached.

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Greg Land

Greg Land covers topics including verdicts and settlements and insurance-related litigation for the Daily Report in Atlanta.

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