$3,000,000 for Truck Accident Victim

DATE OF VERDICT
1998-11-27

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Kings

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
39 year old doorman

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff was traveling north on Flatbush Ave. when, he claimed, Deft. Forrest, driving an 18 wheel tractor trailer south on Flatbush Ave., made a left turn from Flatbush Ave. onto Dean St. Plaintiff Contended that Deft. Made his left turn unexpectedly and failed to use his left turn directional. Pltf,'s vehicle collided with the rear set of tires on the tractor-trailer.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
"Herniated lumbar disc at L4-5; torn medical meniscus of the right knee. Plaintiff Underwent a medical and lateral meniscectomy in April 1996. Plaintiff returned to work from May 1996 until January 1998, at which time he underwent a bilateral decompressive laminotomy/facetectomy at L4-5."

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$3,000,000

NOTE
This case was handled by Jeffrey A. Block & Daniel P. O'Toole