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Man Wins $1.5 from County for Poor Roads

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BRIEDGERTON, NJ – A county judge has awarded $1.5 million to a man who was involved in an accident on a potholed road three years ago.  A Superior Court jury found that the county government was palpably unreasonable in not repairing the road.The accident happened along a 50-foot section of Route 555 in early March of 2005.  According to the testimony of county officials the spot needed regular repairs due to an inadequate base.  The county will only pay a portion of the $1.5 million claim.  After reaching a settlement with its excess insurance carrier so that it will be liable for its deductible of $250,000.The accident occurred at or near dark, according to court papers.  Trees line the road and it is not lighted. The man and his wife were riding motorcycles when the man struck a pothole.  He suffered trauma to the abdomin and head, as well as a ruptured spleen and a lacerated liver. If you or someone you love has suffered injury, illness, or death in an accident due to egregarious negligence on the part of your city or state you need the support of an attorney.  Contact the Kenosha motorcycle accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 866.499.4700 for a free initial consulation.  We will discuss your and your right to seek damages.