The 25-year-old plaintiff, while driving near the intersection of Steinway Street and 25th Avenue in Astoria, New York was struck head-on by a sanitation truck. He alleged that the sanitation truck driver negligently crossed the center line to pass a parked vehicle . The plaintiff suffered left meniscus tears, a right knee sprain, and right shoulder trauma. He also developed left knee synovitis, right knee chondromalacia and tendinosis, and right shoulder trauma. The following year, he underwent knee arthroscopy and continued to experience recurring pain and limitations. The case settled before trial for $225,000.
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