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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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 Wins $26.5M Verdict for Family of Woman Killed When Her Car Was Struck Head-On by a Tractor-Trailer Driver Who Was Racing, Speeding and Driving Aggressively with Two Other Tractor-Trailer Drivers and a Motorhome Driver

The family of a 30-year-old woman who died in Oregon in 2016 when her car was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer that was racing and speeding with two other tractor-trailers and a motorhome has been awarded a $26.5 million verdict by a federal jury.   The victim, Sara Allison, of Boise, Idaho, died on June 5, 2016, when her car was struck by a flat bed tractor-trailer being driven by James Decou, who was driving...

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Workplace Accident Attorney Reaches $1.1 Million Settlement for Family of Man Killed in Fracking Construction Site Towing Mishap

The family of a 49-year-old delivery driver who was killed in January 2015 when his pickup truck was crushed by a construction vehicle at a fracking work site has reached a $1.1 million settlement with the company whose employee tried to tow the man's truck out of the ditch. The victim, Gregory Jones, 49, was delivering a heater to the fracking site on Guiton Road in Middletown Township, Pa., on Jan. 16, 2015, when his...

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Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney Awards $2,500 College Scholarship to Crash Victim as Part of the First-Ever MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship

Philadelphia's MyPhillyLawyer personal injury and car accident law firm has awarded its first-ever $2,500 MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship to recognize and support victims of serious car crashes who are continuing to pursue their educational goals. Also eligible to apply for the MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship are victims of medical errors or other life-threatening incidents caused by negligence. Applicants can be students in law school or college. The scholarship was created in recognition of the many...

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Wrongful Death Attorney Gets $3 Million Settlement for Family of Woman Killed at Intersection Which Had a Missing Stop Sign

The family of a 32-year-old Illinois woman who was killed in 2013 in a car crash when her vehicle collided with another car at an intersection where a stop sign was missing has reached a $3 million settlement in the case. The victim, Sarah Kamp, who was pregnant and a language arts teacher at Polo High School in Stephenson County, Ill., at the time of the crash, had just driven through the intersection of Montague...

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