This case revolved around a rear-end automobile collision occurring in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois. Liability was not contested. Plaintiff claimed that he sustained a “whiplash” and a ligament injury. Further, Plaintiff claimed he incurred approximately $9,000.00 in medical bills for treatment of his claimed injuries. Prior to trial, Mr. Koepke offered $5,000.00 to settle the case. Plaintiff responded by demanding $25,000.00. At trial the jury returned a verdict of $6,447.50.