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$165,000 Settlement Announced in Jersey City Car Accident

January 1, 2014

January 2014, Denville, NJ

Christopher L. Musmanno, Esq., Chair of the Personal Injury Department and Certified Civil Trial Attorney with the law firm of Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, PC, Denville, NJ, announces a $165,000 settlement in a car accident. On January 12, 2013, plaintiff was traveling in the right south bound lane of Tonnelle Avenue from the Lincoln Tunnel heading towards the exit ramp to the Pulaski Skyway in Jersey City when a commercial vehicle traveling adjacent to his car in the left south bound lane failed to maintain his lane of travel, striking the plaintiff’s vehicle causing the plaintiff to impact the concrete barrier and spin 180 degrees. As a result of the accident the plaintiff underwent both left shoulder and left knee arthroscopic surgery. The plaintiff had a history of left shoulder and left knee problems as well as preexisting surgeries on those parts of his body. The claim was that this accident aggravated a preexisting asymptomatic condition. He also sustained two cervical disc herniations which were treated conservatively. His case was resolved prior to trial for $165,000

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