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Fairfield – Settlement For Crash Injuries

A man from Stratford who was permanently disabled after sustaining serious crash injuries has accepted a settlement last Wednesday.

35-year-old Christopher Colon was driving his car on the southbound side of Interstate 95 crossing Fairfield back on October 3, 2016 when he was hit from behind by a car that had also been hit from behind by a van. Antonio Sodaro from Milford was driving the truck. Colon sustained serious back injuries in the crash which eventually resulted in a 20 percent permanent disability of his lumbar spine (lower back). A settlement of $741,000 was reached before Colon’s lawsuit against Sodaro was about to go to trial in a Bridgeport Superior Court.

This settlement exemplifies how expert legal counsel and Connecticut laws can help protect our rights as motorists in cases of personal injuries. It pays to take note of this ruling if ever these types of incidents happen to us or our loved ones.

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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