Car Crash Attorney Wins $6.1M for Driver of Car Broadsided by Truck

A 62-year-old California woman who was seriously injured when the car she was driving was violently T-boned by a delivery truck which ran a red light early one morning in 2017 has been awarded a $6.126 million jury verdict in connection with the case. The victim, Chung Wu Hsu, was driving her 1998 Lexus ES300 eastbound on Newhall Ranch Road at Copper Hill Drive in Los Angeles County on July 5, 2017, when her car...

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins $32M Verdict for Family of Nurse Killed in Crash with DUI Trucker

The family of a 43-year-old hospice nurse who was killed in 2012 when a dump truck being operated by a driver who was under the influence of marijuana smashed head-on into her minivan has received a $32 million verdict from a jury in Anderson County, Kentucky. Marie Garmon was driving her minivan on Sept. 7, 2012, on U.S. 62 in Anderson County when a dump truck operated by Eric D. Jenkins crossed the road's centerline...

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Car Crash Attorney Reaches $400,000 Settlement for Couple Seriously Injured in Collision at a Dangerous Intersection in New York State

A New York State couple who were badly hurt in 2014 in a two-car crash at an intersection that was known for being dangerous have received a $400,000 settlement in connection with the case. Donna Wells of Gouverneur, N.Y., was driving a 2011 Nissan Murano SUV west on County Route 14 in St. Lawrence County when the vehicle was struck at 4:30 p.m. on March 29, 2014, by a 2014 Dodge minivan  being driven by...

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Car Accident Lawyer Reaches $3.75M Settlement for Family of Woman Killed When Her Car Was Struck by a Concrete Truck

The family of a 56-year-old Kentucky woman who was killed in February of 2017 when her car was struck by a concrete truck near a construction site has reached a $3.75 million settlement with the company that owns the truck. The victim, Dale Leonard, was driving her near Versailles Road in Lexington, Kentucky, on Feb. 28, 2017 when a concrete mixer truck was waved around traffic at a work site near the Blue Grass Airport...

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Car Crash Attorney Reaches $260,000 Settlement for Woman Struck by Police Car in a Convenience Store Parking Lot

A California woman who was struck by a police car in a parking lot as she tried to find her dropped cigarette on the ground next to her car has reached a $260,000 settlement with the Santa Rosa Police Department in the case. The 29-year-old woman, Laure Friedell, had stopped at a convenience store on West Steele Lane in Santa Rosa at 4:40 p.m. on April 27, 2017, and left a lit cigarette under her...

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins $285M Verdict for Family of Woman Killed When a Tractor-Trailer Crossed a Highway Centerline and Struck Her Car Head-On

The family of a 58-year-old Louisiana woman who was killed in 2016 when a tractor-trailer crashed head-on into her small SUV on a Georgia highway has won a $280,065,000 wrongful death jury verdict in connection with her death. The victim, Judy Madere, of Albany, Louisiana, was driving on U.S. Highway 80 in Muskogee County, Georgia, on July 18, 2016 when a tractor-trailer owned by Schnitzer Steel crossed the centerline and struck her SUV, killing Madere...

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Car Crash Attorney Reaches $15M Settlement for Family of Bicyclist Killed by Police Car in Hawaii

The family of a 63-year-old bicyclist who was killed when he was struck by a police car while visiting Hawaii in 2015 will receive a $15.1 million settlement in connection with his death. The victim, Jeffrey Surnow, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, was riding a bicycle while visiting Hawaii's Big Island when he was struck and killed on March 1, 2015, by a police patrol car being driven by a former Hawaii County Police Department officer,...

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins $19M Verdict After Teen Killed in Crash with Truck

The family of a 16-year-old boy who was killed in 2015 when the car he was driving was struck by a tractor-trailer which lacked safety devices that prevent cars from getting stuck underneath in the event of a crash has been awarded an $18.9 million verdict by a New Mexico jury. The teen, Riley Hein of Tijeras, New Mexico, died in November 2015 when his Honda Civic was struck by a tractor-trailer that veered over...

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Med Mal Lawyer Wins $2.4M Verdict for Man in Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Case

After going to see a doctor for an undisclosed medical condition in December of 2010, a former New Jersey man did not seek additional treatment because his doctor didn't communicate that any further medical investigation should be sought. But just a little more than three years later, the patient, Mark Heiser, was diagnosed in February 2014 with stage IV kidney cancer that had spread to his pancreas and required the removal of his left kidney,...

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