$1,200,000 Awarded to Delivery Man Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

DATE OF VERDICT
2001-03-21

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Bronx

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
39 year old Russian immigrant employed as an oil delivery man

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff claimed that on 8/22/95 he was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Morgan Avenue and Grand Street in Brooklyn. He claimed that Deft. 4G's vehicle, leased to Deft. Arenson Furniture, was making a turn when the driver lost control and struck Deft. Ghigliotty's vehicle, which then struck Plaintiff's vehicle, which was stopped for a red light.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
"Herniated lumbar discs at L4-5 and L5-S1; compression fracture at C-5. Plaintiff underwent a decompressive laminotomy/facetectomy at L4-5."

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$1,200,000

NOTE
This case was handled by Jeffrey A. Block