A CNN Money article reported that famous comedian Tracy Morgan and Walmart reached a settlement following a highly publicized accident that left Morgan with serious injuries and killed one of his friends who was a passenger with Morgan in a limo.
If you or a loved one was involved in an accident involving a tractor-trailer, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Attorney Group today to learn more about your options in a free, no-obligation consultation. We can answer your questions, and if you decide to pursue a claim, we can connect you with an affiliated trucking accident attorney who can help you seek the compensation to which you may be entitled. The time to pursue a claim is limited, so contact us today.
Truck Driver Had Reportedly Been Awake For 24 Hours
According to CNN Money, Morgan and a number of passengers were traveling along the New Jersey Turnpike after attending a performance when a Walmart commercial truck traveling at more than 20 mph over the posted speed limit struck their limousine. Further investigation reportedly found that the driver of the truck had been awake for more than 24 hours straight. While the exact terms of the settlement have not been disclosed to the public, Morgan suffered broken ribs, a broken leg, and considerable brain trauma.
Those Injured In Tractor-Trailer Accidents May Be Eligible for Damages
Those who suffer injuries in tractor-trailer accidents may be entitled to damages including medical expenses, loss of wages or ability to work, and pain and suffering. Family members of those killed in semi truck accidents may be able to pursue wrongful death damages on their loved ones’ behalf, including pain, suffering, and mental anguish resulting from the loss of a loved one, loss of financial support, and medical expenses attributable to the fatal injury.
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If you or a loved one was injured in an accident involving a semi truck, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Attorney Group today for more information about your options. Your call is free, confidential and without any obligation, and we can answer your questions. If you decide to pursue a claim, we can connect you with an affiliated semi truck accident attorney. The time to pursue a claim is limited, so contact us today.