Car Crash Lawyer

$2M Settlement to Family of Illinois Woman Killed in 2014 Car Crash

A $2 million settlement has been awarded to the husband and daughter of a 49-year-old Illinois woman who was killed in 2014 when the car she was driving was struck by a pickup truck that crossed the centerline of a highway and slammed into her car. The woman, Robin Wells, of Mascoutah, Ill., was driving a 2013 Kia Optima northbound on Illinois Route 4 in Mascoutah on Nov. 5, 2014 when her car was hit...

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Medical Malpractice Attorney

$4.25M Medical Malpractice Settlement to Mother of Stillborn Twins

A Pennsylvania woman was awarded a $4.25 million medical malpractice settlement from a Lackawanna County hospital after her twin babies were stillborn at delivery due to alleged improper treatment in 2009. The plaintiff, Jo Ann Page, alleged in her lawsuit against Moses Taylor Hospital that the babies were stillborn because doctors failed to properly treat her for an eclamptic seizure she suffered at 33.4 weeks of her pregnancy, according to a Sept. 1 story by...

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Dump Truck Crash

$18.5M Settlement to Motorcyclist Injured in Crash with Dump Truck

A 46-year-old Rochester, Wash., motorcyclist who was critically injured in April 2015 when his motorcycle collided with a construction dump truck in the early morning darkness in a highway construction zone has received an $18.5 million settlement to cover his future medical care. The motorcyclist, Scott Bliss, was riding his motorcycle at 5:20 a.m. on April 17, 2015, on an on-ramp to Interstate 5 in Centralia, Wash., when his vehicle struck a dump truck that...

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Truck Accident Lawyer

$4.5M Settlement to Estate of Philadelphia Man Run Over by Truck

The family of a 90-year-old Philadelphia man who died two weeks after he was struck and run over by a tractor-trailer in the city's Northeast in 2014 has reached a $4.5 million settlement with the driver of the vehicle and the company that owned it. The victim, Martin Lisker, was struck by the truck as it was pulling out of a parking lot on Oxford Avenue on Aug. 15, 2014, knocking him over, crushing his...

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Rear-End Accident Lawyer

$750,000 Settlement to Man After His Car Was Rear-Ended at Red Light

A Montgomery County man whose car was rear-ended while sitting at a red light in 2010 will receive a $750,000 settlement to compensate him for his injuries and medical expenses following the crash. The plaintiff, Stanley Briddes, was injured when his head struck the steering wheel and was pushed toward the dashboard of his vehicle after being hit from behind by another motorist, according to an Aug. 4 story by The Legal Intelligencer. Following the...

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

$2.8M Verdict to Pa. Woman in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A Susquehanna County woman who underwent hip replacement surgery in April 2014 and was subsequently unable to return to work following the procedure has been awarded a $2.8 million verdict in her medical malpractice claim by a Lancaster County jury. The woman, Theresa L. White-Lightner, of Clifftown Township, had her left hip replaced by Dr. Seth D. Baublitz of Orthopaedic Specialists of Central Pennsylvania in Lancaster, but developed problems after the surgery, according to an...

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U-Haul Truck Crash

$1.56M Award to Woman Hurt in Crash with U-Haul Truck

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge has awarded $1.56 million in damages to an elderly woman who was seriously injured when the car she was riding in September 2012 in Warrington, Pa., was struck from behind by a U-Haul truck being driven by a truck rental customer. The victim, Lillian Parola, was hurt when the rental moving truck, which was being driven on Easton Road near Titus Avenue, crashed into the vehicle as she sat...

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$16M Settlement to Motorcyclist Paralyzed in Crash with Fla. Cop Car

A 21-year-old motorcyclist and his family will receive a $16 million settlement after he was paralyzed when his motorcycle crashed into a police car that had pulled in front of him in St. Petersburg, Fla., in January. The motorcyclist, Eli Ulibarri, was riding his motorcycle on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive about 7:40 p.m. on Jan. 12 when an unmarked police car from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office pulled out in front of him just...

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Icy Car Crash

$37.9M Verdict to Family of Driver Killed in Crash on Icy Highway

The family of a 42-year-old Texas man has been awarded a $37.9 million verdict after he was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer that was stuck on an icy road in February 2015. The crash occurred about 6 a.m. on Feb. 28, 2015, when a Chevy Astro minivan being driven by Manuel Galindo of Fredricksburg, Texas, slid into a tractor-trailer that was blocking State Highway 29 after it had gone out of control on...

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