Man Receives Life-Threatening Injuries From Collision with Semi Truck.
Our client was slowing on a rural highway intending to make a left turn when he was rear-ended by a semi tractor-trailer. The intersection where the accident occurred is located outside Winthrop, Minnesota and the roads were straight and level for miles approaching the intersection. Apparently the driver of the semi was on his radio and had looked away from the road for a few seconds and when he looked up, our client’s vehicle was stopped right in front of him. The semi was traveling approximately 60 mph and wasn’t able to stop in time to avoid hitting our client.
As a result of the accident, our client received life-threatening injuries. He was taken by ambulance to the New Ulm Medical Center then was airlifted to HCMC. Our client had extensive damage to his neck and underwent C6-C10 fusion. He also had bleeding from his spleen and lungs. He had blood transfusions and surgery to repair the tear in his spleen.
Jim Carey was able to secure a settlement on behalf of this very deserving client from the trucking company in the amount of $1,375,000.