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Erie Injury Lawyers: Jury Awards $1.1 Million for Car Accident Injuries

November 10, 2010 -- A jury verdict Tuesday found that $1.1 million in damages were necessary to compensate a woman for injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident.

Cheryl Mary Shannon, a former Army major and ROTC instructor at the University of Scranton, was injured on March 6, 2003 when struck by a van driven by Marcial A. Gonzalez. Ms. Shannon suffered injuries to her head and knees in the crash which limited her ability to work and to function as an army officer.

The jury awarded Ms. Shannon $300,000 for past and future pain and suffering; $282,000 for past and future impairment of earning capacity; and $524,000 in lost pension benefits.

Congratulations to Pennsylvania injury lawyer Atty. Thomas Foley on the outstanding result.

For more information on car accidents, visit our car accident page or our car accident library or take advantage of our offer to give you a free book, "The Ultimate Guide to Car Accident Cases in Pennsylvania: A Roadmap to Justice." We are Erie lawyers who believe in providing free information to the public about Pennsylvania car accident injuries and the cases that result from them. To schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Erie injury lawyers, call today toll free at 877-505-9548.


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