$1,995,000 for Truck Driver at Construction Site

DATE OF VERDICT
1999-11-10

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Queens

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
27 year old truck driver

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff claimed that he was injured when he exited an automobile and fell into a hole left after Defendant Contractor removed a utility pole at a construction site.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
"Torn meniscus of the left knee; herniated lumbar disc at LD-S1. Plaintiff underwent arthroscopic surgery for the knee injury. He underwent two surgeries for the lumbar injury; a laminotomy/facetectomy and a discectomy with interbody fusion."

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$1,995,000

NOTE
This case was handled by Jeffrey A. Block