$868,000 Settlement Reached in Improper Lookout Case in Multi-Vehicle Crash

Reinaldo Cubillos was a passenger in a box truck that was stopped in traffic on a highway. A log truck driven by Jesus Ajete Perez rear-ended the Cubillos truck, which then hit the back of a minivan. Cubillos suffered aggravation of a pre-existing herniation at C5-6 and a Hill-Sachs lesion related to a dislocated shoulder. The Hill-Sachs lesion is an osseous defect of the humeral head that is typically associated with anterior shoulder instability.

Cubillos underwent physical therapy arthroscopy and surgical fusion surgery but continues to suffer from collision-related pain.

He sued Kevin SL Transport LLC, the log truck’s owner, and Perez, alleging improper lookout and negligence.  The lawsuit claimed undisclosed medical expenses but no lost income.

Before trial, the parties settled for approximately $868,600.

The attorneys handling this case for Cubillos were Michael T. Flanagan and Nicole M. Perez.

Cubillos v. Perez, No. 2020-008307-CA-01 (Fla. Cir. Ct. Miami-Dade County).

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