This survey covers the years of 1965, 1966 and 1967. Cases have been grouped into injuries to vertebrae, injuries to intervertebral discs, aggravation of pre-existing injuries, and other spinal injuries, and then subdivided by year. The discussion is limited to injuries of the thoracic,lumbar and pelvic (sacrum and coccyx) segments and of the spinal cord. Cases dealing with injuries of muscles, tendons, and ligaments, including sprains and strains, have not been included.
Vivian Solganik, Trends in Damage Awards for Spinal Injuries, 17 Clev.-Marshall L. Rev. 451 (1968)