The plaintiff was a warehouse workers who was assisting a large truck hooked to a tractor trailer that was backing up into a loading dock. The tractor trailer reversed into the loading dock improperly at a diagnol. The plaintiff banged on the side of the truck and yelled out to the driver to stop. The driver pushed the gas and moved his vehicle forward. This caused the rear tractor trailer door which was open at the time to catch on the side gate of the warehouse facility. The impact ripped the tractor trailer door off its hinges and caused it to fall striking the plaintiff who was standing behind the tractor trailer. The case was brought in Federal Court for serious personal injuries and pain and suffering to the worker. At a court ordered mediation before the Magistrate judge, the case was settled for a total of $650,000.00. Frekhtman & Associates is a New York personal injury lawfirm that specializes in truck accident cases.