Connecticut Settlement for Neck and Back Injuries
A Southbury resident received a $98,000 settlement of his lawsuit stemming from an accident where his vehicle was hit by an intoxicated motorist in a “hit and run” accident.
The AccidentThe automobile collision happened on a local road in Southbury, Connecticut. The drunk driver defendant was operating a Ford F350 pickup truck which belong to the owner of an excavation company.
The intoxicated motorist crossed over the center of the road into the plaintiff’s travel lane causing the motor vehicle crash. The plaintiff was forced off the road after being broadsided by the drunk driver.
While the defendant motorist fled the scene, he was later arrested by the Connecticut State Police and charge with DUI.
The InjuriesAs a result of the accident the plaintiff suffered neck strain, headaches, lower back strain and tinnitus. He was treated by a chiropractic physician for her neck and lower back strain and a neurologist for his headaches and tinnitus. The lawsuit against the intoxicated excavator was settled for $98,000 to cover medical cost and property damage.