Car Accident Attorney Wins $600K Settlement for Driver Who Was Seriously Injured When His Auto Was Struck by a Municipal Dump Truck

A car accident attorney has won a $600,000 settlement for a client who was seriously hurt in 2017 when his car was struck by a municipal dump truck in San Diego, California.

The victim, Joshua Reeves, was driving his car westbound in Interstate 8 just after 7 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2017, when a city dump truck crashed into the back of his vehicle, according to a May 13 story by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

The 2008 International Durastar dump truck “suddenly, violently and recklessly” crashed into Reeves’ car as it was being operated at an “unreasonable speed for the conditions,” according to the lawsuit filed by the plaintiff in 2018.

Reeves suffered back and head injuries in the crash, according to the story. The settlement covers past and future medical expenses, as well as damages for pain and suffering. The city worker driving the dump truck was operating it as part of his work responsibilities, the story continued.

Legal cases like this one occur around the nation every day and are examples of similar kinds of car crash cases that MyPhillyLawyer attorneys regularly work on tirelessly for our own clients. Often, we are not able to discuss the cases we are actively working on due to confidentiality requirements, so we discuss other relevant cases in the news such as this one to illustrate the legal situations people find themselves in every day.

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