Improperly Activated Vehicle Barrier

George Pittman Patterson

Case Conclusion Date:March 23, 2012

Practice Area:Personal Injury

Outcome:$525,000 recovery

Description:Mr. Patterson obtained a $525,000 recovery under the Federal Tort Claims Act for a client that sustained injuries when an in ground retractable vehicle barrier was improperly activated as the client entered a facility. The activation of the vehicle barrier stopped the driver's car instantly, totalling the car and severly injuring the driver.