In January 2010, Ms. Mahoney was rear-ended by another vehicle on Interstate-10 near the Luna Street exit in Jacksonville. As a result of the crash, Ms. Mahoney suffers life-long health problems. She sustained three herniated discs in her neck and was recommended for a future 3-level neck fusion surgery. The final verdict was $1.15 million with a final settlement of $1.4 million after an award of attorney’s fees and costs. The highest offer before trial was $75,000.