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ARTICLE ID 195973

$________ Motor Vehicle Negligence – Auto/bicycle collision – Defendant disregards a stop sign and strikes plaintiff while she lawfully rode through an intersection on her bicycle – Failure to stop at a stop sign – Shoulder separation with internal derangement.

Philadelphia County, PA

The plaintiff, in this vehicular negligence action, maintained that she was injured when she was proceeding through a city intersection on her bike and was struck by the defendant. The defendant denied all allegations of negligence, and that the plaintiff sustained any serious injury as a result of the accident.

On June 27, ________, the female plaintiff was bicyclist lawfully riding through the intersection of Dilworth Street and Snyder Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the flow of traffic. At the same time, the defendant individual working in the scope and course of his employment with the defendant parking authority was approaching the same intersection, traveling on Snyder Avenue. The defendant disregarded a stop sign and entered the intersection, striking the plaintiff. The allegation of negligence contained in the plaintiff’s complaint were failing to stop at a stop sign, disregarding traffic controls, failing to pay proper attention and traveling at a high rate of speed. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff suffered an AC shoulder separation with internal derangement, and general trauma to head, body, spine, and limbs. The defendant denied all liability and injury, arguing that the incident was caused by the negligent action of the plaintiff.The judge found in favor of the plaintiff and awarded her $________ in damages.

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