CASE STUDY: Wrongful Death

Over $10,000,000 in a structured payout recovered in Palm Beach County

Plaintiff

Surviving Parent

Defendant

 John Doe

Location

Palm Beach County

Settlement Amount

Structured Payout Over $10,000,000

Type Of Claim

Wrongful Death

The Accident:

A family collided with an unhinged and abandoned tractor trailer on a rural road.

The Damages:

Three children were pronounced dead at the scene.

Liabilities:

The tractor trailer did not have reflective tape to ensure visibility to drivers in the dark. Additionally, The tractor trailer was not properly maintained, thus resulting in the trailer becoming unhinged and the operator was not qualified to be operating such equipment.

Recovery:

The case was settled for an undisclosed amount days before the court would have ruled on a motion granting the victim’s punitive damages.

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