$1,035,000 - Morin v. U.S. Transport, Inc., et. al., Superior Court of Buncombe County, Asheville, North Carolina
Jury Verdict. Plaintiff, who was riding a motorcycle on an interstate highway, was struck by an improperly secured truck tire that had fallen off a bobtail tractor. Plaintiff required dental work, rotator cuff surgery, discectomy and instrumented fusion involving three lumbar vertebrae.