A recent Jury Verdict Research report confirms what you would to find about personal injury verdicts for paralysis: younger plaintiff get higher verdicts and settlements. Plaintiffs 17 years-old and under receive a median verdict in personal injury cases of $15,500,000. Plaintiffs 50 years-old and older receive $3,358,428. The average paralysis verdict is $13,854,992; the median paralysis verdict is $6,935,774. Approximately 65% of paralysis patients come from motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice or product liability cases.
The average quadriplegia verdict is over $20 million. It is crazy to say $20 million sounds low. But it does.