$200,000 Settlement in Head-On CollisionMarch 1, 2015
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 $200,000 settlement for a head-on collision. On December 14, 2012 at approximately 12:07 a.m., the plaintiff was the owner and operator of a vehicle that was traveling west on Route 10 in the right lane near its intersection with Troy Hills Road in Hanover Township. The defendant was traveling eastbound in the westbound fast left lane on Route 10 West, near its intersection with Troy Hills Road in Hanover Township. A violent head on collision occurred when the defendant struck the plaintiff on the wrong side of the road on Route 10 west in Hanover. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff sustained an un-operated herniated disc at L5-S1 as well as traumatically induced bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome which required surgery on both wrists. After extensive discovery involving depositions of various police officers and witnesses, the case settled prior to trial for $200,000.00.