Truck Driver vs. Mechanic Shop

truck jack
Premises Liability
$1,750,000 settlement

Truck driver walking backward through a door, dragging a fuel hose into defendant’s mechanic shop for repairs, tripped on truck jack negligently placed inside the doorway. Truck driver fell backward onto his butt, injuring his lower back, eventually requiring a lumbar fusion. Truck driver was unable to return to his prior employment and suffered permanent injuries. This matter settled on the eve of trial. Jim Coyne handled this case through settlement.


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