Interstate 5, Fresno County, California $ 13 Million Settlement


A tractor-trailer operated by a claimed independent contractor under the authority of a national motor carrier rear-ended a series of vehicles in a construction zone including a vehicle driven by a 18 year old student who was killed. Also injured in the crash was the driver’s 17 year old girlfriend who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury, multiple fractures of the pelvis, and other injuries. Plaintiffs were the injured 17 year old female passenger and the parents of the deceased 18 year old. Our firms worked to establish that the there was no reasonable non-negligent explanation for the crash or driver’s conduct.