Petrie Secures $250,000 for Victim of Motor Vehicle Collision
Personal Injury Associate Kristofer Petrie obtained a $250,000 verdict in Bergen County for a recent trial on behalf of a client injured in an auto accident. The plaintiff was involved in a 4-car motor vehicle collision in Hackensack, NJ and sustained injuries to his neck, back, and shoulders. He sued three defendants. Plaintiff settled with two other defendants before trial, but one defendant would not settle. At trial, plaintiff alleged that the remaining defendant was speeding in a school zone. She denied responsibility for the collision and for the harm she caused the plaintiff. Jury found that the defendant was liable for the collision. A $250,000 verdict was awarded on behalf of the plaintiff. Including the two settlements, a total recovery of $280,000 was obtained on behalf of the client.