Intoxicated passenger riding with intoxicated boyfried. She was found 12% contributory negligent. Offer before trial was $700,000.
Knorr v Chizek Transportation 10 CV 32 Manitowoc County, WI
Feb 21, 2011
$415,000 settlement shortly before trial
Tracter-trailor vs passenger vehicle accident with issues of FMCSR compliance as well as driver negligence. Subtalar fx with potential future fusion surgery. Significant issues over future income impairment.
Keith Strehlo v American Hardwware Mutual
Aug 09, 2010
Keith rented a scissors-type extending work platform from an implement dealer. He suffered a severe, comminuted, open fx of his right thigh that got infected when the lift fell. Recovery based on failure to properly warn and instruct when renting equipment of this kind.