A Kearny resident injured in an auto accident was recently awarded $200,000 in damages following a case before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Lawrence Maron.
The resident was represented by the Kearny law firm of Brady Brady & Reilly, with attorney Kathleen Reilly appearing in court.
According to Reilly, the incident resulting in the resident’s injury occurred as he was being driven back to a car dealership in Hackensack on April 7, 2011.
Reilly said the resident, who was a customer of the dealership, was driven to a storage lot by a dealership employee when it struck the rear of a stopped, pickup truck.
As a result of the impact, Reilly said the resident suffered injuries to his neck and right shoulder and the shoulder injury necessitated an arthroscopic repair and reconstructive surgery performed by Dr. Michael Russonella of Clifton in Aug. 2011 and in July 2012, followed by therapy at Peak Performance in Kearny.
The dealership and its driver were represented by Lisa Marie DeRogatis, of the Morristown law office of William E. Staehle.
The case resolved after Judge Maron agreed to bar the testimony of the defendant driver of the automobile, Reilly said.