$61,500.00 - V.P. vs. Auto Truck Transport, et al.

September 27, 2010

Practice Area: Trucking Accident

Outcome: $61,500.00

Description:

Defendant tractor-trailer driver hauling two new power units caused an early morning collision on I-85 South when he attempted to merge onto the highway by going the wrong-way down a one-way exit ramp. Client struck the rear of the tractor and was forced off the road into the retaining wall on the shoulder of the highway. Miraculously, client sustained mainly soft tissue injuries and incurred only about $6,800 in medical expenses. Suit filed in federal court in the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division and resolved at court-ordered mediation in the fall of 2010.