$500,000 Settlement for Death of Truck Repairman

BG partner John Molinari secured a $500,000 recovery for the estate of a 29-year-old unmarried man who tried to jump-start a truck by bypassing a malfunctioning alternator. The decedent, who was lying under the tractor, was able to start the truck; however, was run over as the driver of the truck, who was sitting in the cab, had left the truck in gear. The driver’s insurance company paid it’s full liability policy in settlement.