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 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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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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MyPhillyLawyer Philadelphia Car Crash Attorneys Offer July 4 Safety Tips

As the July 4th holiday weekend approaches, Philadelphia's car crash attorneys, MyPhillyLawyer, wants to remind our friends and clients to enjoy the holiday week safely, whether you are taking a road trip, heading to the beach, having family and friends over for a BBQ or relaxing at a swimming pool. The July 4th weekend may be fun and relaxing, but there are also some somber reminders that can help the holidays be more enjoyable and...

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Car Accident Lawyer Gets $9M Verdict for the Family of a Truck Driver Who Was Killed By a Train at a Railroad Crossing in 2013

The family of a 60-year-old Oklahoma truck driver who died in 2013 when a train smashed into his rig at a non-gated railroad crossing as he was loading a trackhoe onto a trailer has been awarded a $9 million jury verdict. The victim, Richard Knight, of Edmond, Oklahoma, was killed on May 8, 2013, when a BNSF Railway train operating on a track near U.S. Highway 64 in the town of Lela smashed into the...

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Car Crash Lawyer Wins $80M Verdict for Truck Driver Forced By Employer to Falsify His Driving Logbook Before a Fatigue-Induced Traffic Accident

A tractor-trailer driver who was told by his trucking company to falsify his driving logbook to make it appear that he was well-rested between long-distance deliveries has been awarded an $80 million verdict by a Texas jury. The driver, Lauro Lozano Jr., fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into the rear of another tractor-trailer on May 6, 2015 on northbound Interstate 59 in Alabama after he followed his company's instructions and falsified his driving...

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