$55,000 Settlement in Car AccidentJanuary 1, 2012
Christopher L. Musmanno, personal injury attorney with the law firm of Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, Denville, NJ, announces a $55,000 settlement in an auto accident case. Plaintiff was operating his pickup truck and pulling into his driveway when he was struck in the rear by a drunk driver. The Plaintiff herniated a disc in his back. As a result, he had to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee. The defense argued that the plaintiff’s injuries were actually caused as a result of his college football career many years back. Mr. Musmanno was able to argue to the contrary and the case was settled prior to trial for $55,000.