01 Jul Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s Trucks
The July 2019 issue of Trial highlights two vehicle accident cases in its “Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS”. Id. at 14. “Impaired driver rear-ends van killing child and severely injuring others” marquees a $128,810,000.00 Georgia jury award in 2018 for a family of 6, including a wrongful death and a quadriplegic victim caused by a teenaged pickup truck driver. Id. “Truck driver rear-ends motorcyclist after suffering seizure” chronicles a 2018 California personal injury case in which a jury awarded $41,860,000.00 for general and special damages alone and then the parties settled for $46,000,000.00 pending the jury’s punitive damages verdict. Id.
Trial is the monthly law journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Mr. Waterman has been an AAJ/ATLA member for more than three decades.
Mr. Waterman’s law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and personal injury. Call him with your case!