Passenger Injured by Driver Using Cell Phone
Our client, James, was a passenger in a car travelling through an intersection on a green light. The defendant truck driver was travelling in the opposite direction, while viewing/using his cell phone. The defendant turned left, directly into the path of the car in which James was riding. As a result of the collision, James suffered permanent injuries, including fractures to his spine, foot and knee. He was in a body brace and required knee surgery. Attorneys Gene Miller and Ed Weiner negotiated a $1,300,000 settlement for James.
Septic Company Found Liable for Crash
The defendant driver of a septic truck ran a red light and collided with our client, Samuel. The septic company driver was charged with reckless driving, as well as operating a vehicle with faulty brakes. Samuel suffered severe back and neck injuries and pain, but no surgery was required. At trial, Ed Weiner and Lawson Spivey were able to show the jury that the defendant septic company had a long history of poorly-maintained vehicles. At the conclusion of the trial, a jury awarded Samuel $390,000.
Car Struck by 18-Wheeler on I-81
Cara was driving on I-81 when a tractor trailer crossed into her lane, striking her car. The truck ripped off the hood off Cara’s car and pushed her into the median wall. Cara was knocked unconscious. She suffered a severe concussion (sometimes called Traumatic Brain Injury – TBI). Cara also suffered psychological trauma from the crash. Attorneys Lawson Spivey and Ed Weiner filed her case in Federal Court. An undisclosed settlement was reached with the commercial trucking company.