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ARTICLE ID 195879

$________ Motor Vehicle Negligence – Intersection collision – Defendant runs a red light and strikes plaintiff’s vehicle – Failure to obey a steady red traffic signal – Head contusion – Left hip sprain – Emotional Distress.

Allegheny County, PA

In this vehicular negligence action, the plaintiff alleged that she was injured when her vehicle was lawfully proceeding through an intersection with a green light and was struck by the defendant who had negligently entered the intersection against a red light. The defendant countered that the accident was caused when the plaintiff carelessly entered that intersection.

On March 25, ________, the female plaintiff was operating her vehicle eastbound on South Avenue, entering the intersection of South and Swissvale in the Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. At the same time and place, the defendant was operating a vehicle south on Swissvale when disregarded a red light and entered the intersection, striking the plaintiff’s vehicle. The allegations of negligence contained in the plaintiff’s complaint were proceeding through a solid red traffic signal, failing to obey a posted traffic signal, failing to yield the right-of-way, and exceeding the posted speed limit. The plaintiff also alleged that the defendant car owned negligently entrusted the vehicle to the defendant driver. As a result of the collision, the plaintiff suffered head injuries, contusions, and abrasions, left hip nerve injury, and emotional distress. The defendant made a general denial of all allegations of negligence, and asserted that the plaintiff was comparative or contributorily negligent.The board of arbitrators found in favor of the plaintiff, who was awarded $________.

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