$90,000 Settlement in ATV AccidentJanuary 1, 2012
Christopher L. Musmanno, personal injury attorney with the law firm of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, Denville, NJ, announces a $90,000 settlement in an accident caused by low hanging wires. Plaintiff was a leasing a residential home. While riding his ATV on the property, his neck came in contact with a low hanging wire owned by major telecommunications company and he was thrown from the vehicle injuring his back and resulting in surgery to correct. The telecommunications company claimed that it had no notice of the low hanging wire. Mr. Musmanno was able to successfully argue that the injury was not preexisting as the defendants claimed, and the case was settled before trial for $90,000.