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Rearend collision results in death. (Awarded: $99,500)

Posted by John Harris on Sat, Dec 11, 2010 @ 11:45 AM

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Rearend collision results in death.

While waiting to make a left hand turn, plaintiff's car is knocked into oncoming traffic. The oncoming traffic truck crashes into plaintiff's vehicle crushing the driver side and killing the plaintiff. In accident reconstruction expert examined the tail lights and turn signals and determined that the plaintiff's brake lights were on and her turn signal was working. Faced with this evidence, the defense selected to settle for $99,500 of the total insurance coverage of $100,000.

Awarded: $99,500

Topics: Car Accident Injuries & Deaths