This past year, an Illinois Court of Appeals upheld a $54 million jury verdict that was rendered against an 18-wheeler driver and trucking company for causing a collision that resulted in serious injuries.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2017, there were over 4,600 fatal accidents involving 18-wheelers. Collisions involving 18-wheelers clearly have consequences that are far more devastating than normal "fender-benders." If you or someone you know is seriously injured by an 18-wheeler, there are many reasons you should hire an attorney rather than try to handle your claim by yourself:
On April 19, 2019, the driver of an 18-wheeler that was headed eastbound on I-20 near the Cleburne Highway exit caused a collision that left a 44-year-old woman dead and nine others injured.
Last Friday night in Houston, an 8-year old boy was killed in a wreck around 5:40 p.m. on the inbound lanes of Highway 290 at the Grand Parkway. The child was a passenger in a Kia Optima that was crushed by an 18-wheeler.
On April 22, 2014, Vilma Marenco, the wife and mother of two, was killed in an 18-wheeler accident at the intersection of Pineland Avenue and Beaumont Highway, just outside of Sheldon Lake State Park.