A pedestrian was walking to work. As he was crossing the street in a crosswalk, he was struck by a vehicle. He flew up on the hood of the vehicle, then fell to the ground. He had previous back problems. The doctor said that he needed surgery. He had a 3-level fusion. His medical bills were over $500,000. His medical bills were negotiated down to $100,000. He received a settlement of $900,000.