Nettles v. USA

In February, 2014, a US Postal Service driver was making mail deliveries in Plaintiff Nettles’ neighborhood. The Defendant driver exited his vehicle to deliver mail to one of Plaintiff Nettles’ neighbors, returned to his delivery vehicle, put the vehicle in reverse, accelerated and struck Plaintiff Nettles with the vehicle’s rear bumper. Plaintiff Nettles was knocked to the ground and under the Defendant driver’s vehicle. Plaintiff Nettles suffered injuries to both hands, his left knee, and his left shoulder. Plaintiff Nettles underwent a left knee arthroscopy to repair the torn medial meniscus, as well as a left shoulder arthroscopy to repair the impingement, rotator cuff tear, and labral tear.