Plaintiffs were riding on a motorcycle in Sullivan County, NY - $3,500,000
Brief Result Summary | Motorcycle Case Results | Mainetti Mainetti &
Date of Settlement: February 3, 2011
Court: Sullivan County Supreme Court
Age/Occupation: Plaintiffs were a 45 year old female and a 44 year old male
Case Facts: Plaintiffs were riding on a motorcycle in Sullivan County, New York when
they were struck by a motor vehicle who failed to yield the right of way.
Both plaintiffs were thrown to the pavement, suffering serious injuries.
Injuries/Damages: Female plaintiff sustained severe orthopedic injuries
to her left leg, including a fracture of the femur and multiple pelvis
fractures. Male plaintiff suffered trauma to the spine, including fractures
of the transverse process and bulging discs to the lumbar region. Male
plaintiff required surgical intervention to stabilize the spine. Both
plaintiffs have had a successful recovery due to extensive physical therapy efforts.
NOTE: Case is believed to be the largest motor vehicle settlement in Sullivan