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Colchester – Man Awarded Damages In Settlement

A man injured in a July 2017 highway incident in Colchester has been awarded $250,000 in damages.

63-year-old Edward Johnson from Norwich was driving his tractor-trailer west on Route 2 crossing Colchester when a 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck, driven by Brendan Callis, swerved onto Route 2 from an access road, crashing into his truck in the process. Johnson sustained head and neck injuries in the collision. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Callis was cited for reckless driving and was charged with negligence soon after. Johnson continues to experience pain and requires medication to this day, but is satisfied with the settlement as it allows him to find closure after the traumatic event.

This case highlights the processes and legal avenues aggrieved parties can explore if they are injured in any road-related incident that involves reckless or negligent behavior. It’s important to find closure after these unfortunate events. Legal experts can help those in similar situations find it.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

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