Written by Troy Marsh |
My client was slowly driving to work in a thick fog when a tractor-trailer owned by the largest trucking company in the nation pulled across her lane of travel in front of her. She did not have enough time or distance to stop in time, and her car hit the side of the trailer, ripping the top from the car, essentially turning it into a convertible. A millisecond before impact, my client ducked her head to the right to avoid decapitation, but glass from the windshield cut her face and penetrated her ear, rupturing her eardrum. I sued the trucking company and its inexperienced driver in federal court. After many months of litigation, the trucking company’s insurance company met my demand and paid to settle the case.