22 Jul WILLIAMSBURG, NEWPORT NEWS, HAMPTON, VA TOP LAWYER: TRACTOR-TRAILER
Trial’s “Verdicts & Settlements” for July, 2022, features 4 auto accident cases. Frist is “Misplacement of temporary construction sign” in which a tractor-trailer hit a SUV and killed its driver, whose estate an Alabama jury awarded $9,000,000 in 2022. Id. at 10. Second, “Rear-end collision at stop sign” is a 2021 California jury award of $1,120,000.00 to a victim homemaker motorist against a dump truck driver. Id. Third, “Distracted driving by commercial truck driver” is a 2021 Tennessee settlement for $12,000,000.00 against a tractor-trailer company. Id. at 12. Finally, “Failure to yield to child cyclist” marquees a $4,900,000.00 settlement and a $21,600,000 jury award involving the offending bus, city and state for wrongful death of a bicyclist! Id.
Trial is the monthly law journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Mr. Waterman has been an AAJ/ATLA member for more than three decades.
Mr. Waterman’s law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of personal injury and wrongful death. Contact him with your case!