Plaintiff in work-related accident case awarded $890,000
An accident victim was able to garner $750,000 from the liability carrier of responsible party and $140,000 from his company’s workers’ compensation insurer for a total settlement of $890,000 in a case wherein said plaintiff became injured when he was struck by a vehicle while he was driving a company vehicle along SR 1436 near Maxton, North Carolina.
In his lawsuit, the plaintiff said he suffered from a post-surgery infection after undergoing a spinal fusion operation to treat the effects of the accident on his pre-existing degenerative disc disease. The man also suffered injuries to his hands, left shoulder, and neck during the rear-end collision. According to court documents, the plaintiff was struck from the rear by a man who was driving recklessly.
Our legal team at Scudder & Hedrick, PLLC want you to rest assured that legal help is available to you should you ever face the stressful process of claiming workers’ compensation in the wake of an accident or injury. Our attorneys can offer skilled advice in order to speed up the filing process as well as help with negotiating your settlement. To learn more, call our Raleigh office at (910) 488-1600 today.