10 Sep Lee County Personal Injury Trucking Accident Settlement
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, Eastern Division Tractor Trailer Settlement of $450,000.00
This personal injury lawsuit was the result of a collision between two tractor trailers that occurred in July of 2009. The plaintiff was driving a tractor trailer truck in the southbound lane of Interstate 85 in Lee County, Alabama. The driver of the defendant’s tractor trailer had illegally parked his rig in the right lane of the highway and was standing in the road. He did not comply with the rules of the road regarding the number of warning triangles he had behind his vehicle to alert oncoming traffic to his presence or the presence of his tractor trailer. The negligent parking of the defendant’s rig and the driver’s position in the roadway caused the plaintiff to collide with his rig, which resulted in severe, permanent and debilitating injuries to the plaintiff.