In the complaint filed in
"As a result of the negligence, recklessness and carelessness of the defendants, Plaintiff was injured externally, internally and permanently in and about the head, body, limbs and nervous system so that she became and will continue to be disabled and will continue to suffer pain, discomfort, disfigurement, distress and psychological adjustment," the complaint alleges.
The complaint also alleges that she has had to incur expenses for surgeons, physicians, hospitals and will continue to have to pay for those in the future. Also, it says the accident has "incapacitated" her from her education pursuits, profession and or employment currently and in the future.
The first complaint was filed in
According to the accident report, LPD officer
When initiating a traffic stop, officers are instructed to activate their emergency lights but use of the siren is at each officer's discretion, according to Niethe.
Kaufman ended up striking the vehicle operated by
She reportedly suffered neck and shoulder injuries in the crash.
First responders had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate Jordan, Johnson and the other passenger, and Johnson and the other passenger were subsequently hospitalized for their injuries, according to the report.
The lawsuit does not specify the extent of Johnson's injuries, other than stating it meets the threshold for a "serious injury" under state insurance law.
Kaufman was not injured. The police cruiser, identified as Car 28, was totaled, resulting in a
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