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Jurado v. Long
Tulsa County Courthouse - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Case Number: CJ-2016-4093
Judge: Caroline Wall
Court: District Court, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Plaintiff's Attorney: Dan Byrd
Defendant's Attorney: Tim Crow
Description: Tulsa, OK -
Plaintiff claimed personal injury to his neck and back with radicular arm complaints resulting in medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages due to automobile negligence. Defendant admitted liability and denied causation of the injury claim.
Plaintiff claimed approximately $9,500 medical bills, $4,000 lost wages and $11,500 in pain and suffering. Defendant rear ended Plaintiff at an intersection where the traffic light was malfunctioning and blinking red all four ways. Operation slick streets was in effect and police were not called. Vehicles were still operable. Plaintiff claimed neck and back pain later that day and sought ER care, then followed up with a chiropractor and David Traub, MD. Traub had an MRI conducted that showed disc protrusions to the cervical and lumbar areas. Traub had a nerve test conducted due to radicular arm complaints, and it was normal. Plaintiff had symptoms for about 11 months and was then released. Dr. Framjee related the changes on films to degenerative conditions and said the treatment was not reasonable and necessary.
Outcome: Unanimous defense verdict.
Plaintiff's Experts: David Traub, M.D.
Defendant's Experts: Sami Franjee, M.D.