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Trucking Accident Settlements Case Results
Injury & Accident Attorneys Serving Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman & all of Oklahoma
Plaintiff was hit head on by a tank truck which had defective brakes and was driven by a poorly qualified driver. Plaintiff sustained serious damages to her hip joint necessitating the replacement of her natural hip with a prosthetic joint. She incurred approximately $60,000 in medical bills. She was 39-years-old and she will have a permanent limp due to sciatic nerve damage. The case settled one month before trial. Recovery of $750,000.
Plaintiff was rear-ended by a semi-tractor trailer driver and sustained a serious neck injury requiring surgery. Through discovery, the semi company was found in violation of federal motor carrier laws regarding the number of hours the driver was driving. Johnson & Biscone proved the driver was fatigued and distracted at the time of the wreck.
Plaintiff was driving her car on Main Street in Elk City, Oklahoma, at 10:00 p.m. A semi-tractor trailer was parked on the side of the street without flashers or visible reflector lights. Plaintiff ran into the rear of the semi-tractor trailer at 40 MPH and sustained a broken knee, hip fracture and lung injury. Plaintiff incurred $33,000 in medical bills. The case was tried and the jury returned a verdict for $550,000.
Plaintiff was a truck driver injured when another driver ran a stop sign at a high rate of speed and collided with the plaintiff’s semi-trailer. Plaintiff sustained an injury to his neck requiring surgery and suffered PTSD after the accident. After extended litigation, the case settled two months before trial for $500,000.
Plaintiff ran into the back of a semi-truck, which was unsafely parked on a city street. Visibility was obscured by darkness and road grime on the semi-truck trailer, and the driver failed to set reflector cones behind the flatbed to warn approaching motorists.
Plaintiff was a passenger in a pickup. The pickup crested a hill on the highway and slammed broadside into a semi-tractor trailer which was backing into a driveway. The semi was blocking lanes of traffic. The semi driver had not placed any flares or other warning devices on the roadway to warn the oncoming traffic. The distance from the crest of the hill to the point where the semi was located was insufficient to allow a vehicle traveling at the posted speed to safely stop and avoid a collision. The driver of the pickup had a .20% BAC. The driver of the pickup and another passenger were instantly killed. Plaintiff suffered a broken back and compound comminuted fractures of the femur and tibia. The Plaintiff incurred $42,000 in medical bills. Plaintiff settled for $450,000.
Plaintiff was T-boned by a semi-truck that ran a stop sign on a rural Oklahoma state highway.
Plaintiff was rear-ended by a semi-truck on the highway.
Plaintiff was rear-ended by a semi tractor trailer during a multi-vehicle collision. Client had a non-surgical ruptured cervical disc and had to have a surgical repair to the bladder. Her medical bills totaled $26,000 and was off work three months. Jury verdict of $350,000.
Plaintiff was rear-ended by a semi-truck.
A husband and wife were injured when a semi-truck hit them during an unsafe lane change. The truck driver was speeding on the interstate and failed to ensure he had enough room to change lanes, striking their car in the rear at highway speeds. The case settled for $200,000.
Defendant, a driver of a semi-tractor trailer, negligently changed lanes striking Plaintiff’s vehicle. Plaintiff suffered a ruptured disc in the lumbar area. The Plaintiff incurred $15,000 in medical expenses and was off work for four months. The Plaintiff settled during mediation for $135,000.