Trial for April 2022 is dedicated to “Connecting with Jurors” and reports 5 vehicle crash cases in its “Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS”. Id. at 10, 12. The first is “failure to avoid oncoming traffic,” a $30,000,000.00 jury award for wrongful death against a FedEx Freight truck driver in Texas in 2021. Id. at 10. “Distracted driving leads to broadside collision” highlights a $4,500,000.00 personal injury settlement against a commercial van operator using a cell phone in North Carolina in 2021. Id. “Failure to inspect, maintain tractor-trailer” marquees a $43,000,000.00 Illinois jury award to a quadriplegic against a tractor-trailer owner-operator in 2021. Id. at 10, 12. “Failure to control vehicle” chronicles an $11,000,000.00 Illinois settlement for an auto crash amputee in 2021. Id. at 12. “Failure to yield right-of-way” summarizes a $1,800,000.00 personal injury settlement of a car crash case pre-suit in 2021. Id.
Trial is the monthly law journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Mr. Waterman has been a member of AAJ/ATLA for over 35 years.
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