Plaintiff, a truck driver, and a tractor-trailer were involved in an intersectional collision where each claimed to have the right of way. The plaintiff required cervical neurotomy surgery and a rating of 10-20% residual pain and will need rehabilitation therapy.
Award Reason :
The trial court entered judgment that each driver was 50% comparatively negligent based on comparing the evidence. General damages were awarded of $50,000 and the plaintiff received $25,000 for the loss of future earnings.