$825,000 Verdict for Injuries from Truck Accident
In a personal injury trial in the Stamford Superior Court, a woman received $825,000 for injuries to her head and neck suffered in a collusion with a large truck.
The AccidentThe case involved a motor vehicle accident whereby, the plaintiff, Mrs. Hutter, was hit from behind by a large beer truck owned by DiChello Distributors.
The InjuriesAs a result of the collision, Hutter sustained serious injuries to her head and neck as well as mild traumatic brain injury.
The OutcomeDuring the three week trial period, the plaintiff presented a substantial number of witnesses who knew her both before and after the accident who could confirm the significance of its impact on her life. The plaintiff also presented a number of expert witnesses to speak to this, such as her neurologist and psychologist.
The jury deliberated for over 2 days, then rendered the verdict in favor of Hutter in the amount of $825,000, over $500,000 of which was for her pain and suffering.