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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Car Accident Lawyer Gets $4.35M Settlement for Injured Trash Truck Worker

A trash truck worker whose leg had to be amputated after he was struck by a commercial truck while he collected trash in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, in October 2018 has reached a $4.35 million settlement to compensate him for his severe injuries. The victim, Lamar Bland, who is now 28 years old, was collecting trash and placing it into a trash truck about 5:30 a.m. on Oct. 2, 2018 when he was struck by...

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Car Crash Attorney Gets $1.4M for Woman Struck by Car in a Parking Lot

A 59-year-old New Jersey woman who was struck and seriously injured by a runaway car while she was walking across a parking lot in 2016 is receiving a $1.4 million settlement in the case with the help of her car crash attorney. The victim, who was not identified by name, was struck by the runaway car on July 12, 2016, when the driver of the car mistakenly hit the gas pedal as the driver stopped...

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Car Accident Lawyer Reaches $1.53M Settlement for Family Of Motorcyclist Killed in Crash With Skid-Steer Loader

The family of a 55-year-old Pennsylvania motorcyclist who was killed in 2016 when his motorcycle struck a skid-steer loader that was being used to clean up a street has reached a $1.53 million settlement in the case. William Moon Jr. was riding his motorcycle east on Bredinsburg Road in Oil City in western Pennsylvania on Oct. 4, 2016, when he crashed into the skid-steer loader that had apparently created a cloud of dust as it...

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Car Accident Attorney Wins $8.97M for Crash Involving Domino’s Pizza Driver

A Florida jury has awarded $8.97 million in damages to the widow of a former fire chief who became a quadriplegic after he swerved his car and crashed on a Florida highway to avoid a collision with a car being driven into his lane by a Domino's pizza delivery driver. The victim, Richard Wiederhold, was 62 years old and had retired as a fire chief in Brevard County, Florida, when the crash occurred in March...

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