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Rear-Ended Driver Gets More Than $800,000

Jury swayed by severe shoulder injury, defendant's shifting story

ibRichard Plawecki v. Richard Franklin, et al.:/b/i A 59-year-old man whose shoulder was injured after his vehicle was rear-ended was awarded more than $800,000 by a jury in New Britain. Richard Plawecki, of the Terryville section of Plymouth, was driving his pickup on Farmington Avenue in Bristol at 3:45 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2009.

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