Father, Son Win Claims Against Truck Driver

Overturned Car Crash- Stock Photo

Camden Courier-Post – February 2, 1938

Woodbury, February 1. — A jury in Supreme Court today awarded.$1500 to Eugene Szostak, Sr., of National Park, and the same amount for his son, Eugene, Jr., six, for injuries sustained by the boy when he was struck by a truck while playing on St. James Walk near his home last June. The jury deliberated two and a half hours.

The verdict was against Maynard Gayner, of National Park, who was driver of the truck, owned by Burt Casey, National Park florist. Yesterday Judge Samuel M. Shay, who presided at the trial, directed a verdict clearing Casey, who was also named as defendant in the suit.


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