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Tractor Trailer/Wrongful Death

Posted on October 2, 2017 in

$45,000,000 Tractor Trailer/Wrongful Death Cash Settlement—04/08/2016. James M. DeLoach, Jr., et al. v. Total Transportation of Mississippi, et al. State and Superior Courts of Bryan County, Georgia. During the early morning hours of April 22, 2015, seven Georgia Southern University nursing students, traveling in two vehicles, were on the way to a hospital in Savannah, Georgia for clinical training when a tractor-trailer owned and operated by Defendant Total Transportation of Mississippi, LLC slammed into the rear of their vehicles, which were stopped in a long line of traffic on I-16 EB in Bryan County, Georgia. Five of the young women… read more

Tractor Trailer Wreck

Posted on September 8, 2017 in

Strickland v. Progressive Express Insurance, James Green and A Plus Flat Rate Logistics, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia.  Wrongful death of 65-year old retiree.  Suit brought against trucking company, driver and trucking company’s insurer.  Insurer took the position that the total policy limits available were $50,000.  After suit was filed seeking a declaration that policy failed to comply with Florida insurance requirements, trucking company insurer settled case for 15 times stated policy limits and pre-suit offer.

Tractor Trailer/Personal Injury

Posted on September 8, 2017 in

Armstrong v. Load One, LLC, et al.  U. S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia, Macon Division.  On November 8, 2014 Mrs. Armstrong was stopped at the tail end of a line of traffic on GA 96 when she was suddenly and without warning rear-ended by a large tractor-trailer owned by Load One, LLC.  The investigating officers discovered that the driver of the tractor-trailer was driving under the influence of alcohol.  A thorough investigation by BWP uncovered multiple prior DUIs for the tractor-trailer driver and revealed that he should have never been hired to drive a tractor-trailer in the first place…. read more