Claim for Injuries in a Single Vehicle Accident Settled Prior to Hearing

A compensation claim for injuries in a single vehicle accident has been settled for $26.55 million shortly before a court hearing was scheduled to begin. The compensation claim for injuries in a single vehicle accident was brought by David Williams (32) – a landscape service engineer from Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. David had been driving his … Read more

Compensation for a Fatal Accident with a Lorry Divided Three Ways

A settlement of compensation for a fatal accident with a lorry has been divided three ways after a hearing of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia. Gail Walsh was killed in a tragic accident when, in January 2012, a lorry driving through an intersection in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, swerved to avoid a car … Read more

Family Awarded $32 Million Compensation for Son´s Death in Car Crash

The family of a child killed by a speeding driver in his father´s disabled car has been awarded $32 million compensation for their son´s death in a car crash. On May 1, 2012, Thomas Straw was driving along Route 28 near Aspinwall in Pennsylvania, when the hood of his Pontiac Vibe malfunctioned and released upwards. … Read more

Injury Claim for a Cyclist Hit by a Truck Settled for $21 Million

An injury claim for a cyclist hit by a truck on Interstate 100 in Southwest Virginia has been settled for approximately $21 million during mediation. On October 8th 2011, Michael Sprick (44) – a cross-country cyclist from Germany – was part way through his dream cycling holiday. Having arrived in Chicago a month earlier, Michael … Read more

Jury Awards Compensation for a Head Injury in a Multi-Car Pile-Up

A jury in San Diego has awarded a former student $17.3 million compensation for a head injury in a multi-car pile-up after a four week hearing. In the fall of 2012, 24-year-old Russell Sheaffer was just completing his Ph.D. at Indiana University when he traveled to California to make a film documentary. On 3rd November, … Read more

Family Agree to Settlement of Compensation for a Passenger in a Fatal Auto Accident

The family of a man who died from a massive head trauma in a crash has agreed to a settlement of compensation for a passenger in a fatal auto accident. On 19th October 2010, Justin Gatzke (29) was the front seat passenger in a Honda Accord driven by his girlfriend – Jennifer Bujnowski – when … Read more

Paralyzed Driver Awarded $14 Million Compensation for a Truck Accident

A driver who was paralyzed when his faultily-service truck went out of control has been awarded $14 million compensation for a truck accident after a hearing at Mobile County Circuit Court. Colin Lacy from Mobile, Alabama, was driving his employer´s tractor-trailer along Interstate 10 near Niceville in Florida when – on July 14th 2011 – … Read more

Some Drivers being Denied Compensation for Car Accident Injuries in Las Vegas due to New Policy

Nevada lawyers have claimed that some drivers are being denied compensation for car accident injuries in Las Vegas due to Metro´s new policy of not attending “no-injury” collisions. On the 3rd of March, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Metro) announced that it was no longer going to attend car accidents in which there was … Read more

Woman´s Award of Car Crash Injury Compensation Upheld after Appeal

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld an award of $10.5 million car crash injury compensation in favor of a woman who was severely injured when her vehicle was forced into a utility pole by an out-of-control dump truck. In May 2010, Theodus Williams was driving a Mack dump truck loaded with stone thru Scranton, Pennsylvania, … Read more

Parents Awarded $5.5 Million Compensation for Death of Son in Road Traffic Accident

The parents of a man who sustained fatal injuries in a collision with a tractor-trailer have been awarded $5.5 million compensation for the death of their son in a road traffic accident. On 18 August 2008, Mark A McConnell II (22) was driving his car in Mahoning County in Ohio, when a tractor-trailer driven by … Read more

Truck Driver Claim for Injury Compensation Resolved by Mediation

A man from Porterville, Tulare County, who sustained serious injuries when he swerved his vehicle to avoid hitting a hay bale that had fallen from a tractor, has resolved his truck driver claim for injury compensation without a court hearing. On May 12, 2012, Chris Alcantara was driving a loaded milk tanker along a back … Read more