$2.4 million for 59 year-old truck driver

Verdict by jury:
$2,400,000

$2.4 million jury verdict against Knight Transportation Company for 59 year-old truck driver who was hit at 5 mph while asleep in his truck at a truck stop and suffered an aggravation of pre-existing degenerative conditions of his back requiring surgery.  This jury verdict is more than seven times what was offered prior to trial.