$3,400,000 Verdict – Motor Vehicle Accident – UPS Truck hits motorcyclist
A jury in Hartford Surperior Court found UPS negligent in a truck/motorcycle accident in Windsor, CT that severely injured Matthew Karotkin of West Hartford in June of 2012. The jury awarded Mr. Karotkin $3.4 million in damages with 20% comparative for a net award of $2.76 million. The case was a no offer/no pay case. Attorney Patrick Kennedy, from the Hartford law firm of RisCassi & Davis, represented My. Karotkin.
The case involved a UPS driver, Celestino Amaral, who was driving a UPS truck at the time of the accident. Amaral was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Rainbow Road in Windsor when he turned that truck directly into the path of the motorcycle being operated by Karotkin, causing a collision of the two vehicles and the injuries to the plaintiff.
For more on this case: http://www.ctlawtribune.com/home/id=1202720427292