car crash lawyer, verdict J.B. Dilsheimer, left, and Tyler Stampone, right, of Stampone O’Brien Dilsheimer Law. Courtesy photos

Although defense attorneys in a motor vehicle case may have characterized the plaintiff’s injuries as resulting from a “minor rear-end accident,” a Pennsylvania jury thought the scenario was significant enough to award more than $3.6 million in damages.

On Sept. 29, a Delaware County jury awarded Joyce Ferguson $3,639,125 for injuries she sustained after getting into a collision on Interstate 95. The award included $1.48 million for pain and suffering, nearly $1.2 million for future medical expenses, nearly $730,000 for lost future earnings and more than $228,000 for past earnings.

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