November 2019. Client sustains one broken rib and a lower back injury when his machine is truck by a dump truck. Client misses six months at work. Client goes through physical therapy and has a surgery recommendation for his lower back injury. Liability initially disputed by the insurance company but our attorney locates an eye witness who disputed the truck driver's account of the accident. Lawsuit is filed in Louisiana District Court and a claim is filed with the Office of Workers' Compensation. Client obtains $256,275 for general damages and receives an additional $61,000 in workers' compensation benefits.
Practice area(s): Car / Auto Accident, Workers Compensation