$1.4 Million Settlement in Failure to Obey Stop Sign

Roe was driving an 18-wheeler truck for a national commercial trucking company when he allegedly ran a stop sign. In doing so, he crashed into the vehicle operated by Doe. An emergency crew used the jaws of life to extract Doe from the vehicle.

Doe sustained cervical spinal injuries that required a spinal fusion surgery. In addition, Doe suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

Doe sued the trucking company, alleging liability for the crash. The defendant argued Doe was speeding and talking on her phone at the time of the incident and was not wearing her seat belt.

Before trial, the parties settled for $1.4 million.

The attorney handling this case for Doe was David C. Prather.

Doe v. Roe Trucking Co., Confidential docket.

Kreisman Law Offices has been handling truck accident lawsuits, catastrophic injury cases, spinal injury lawsuits, motorcycle accident cases and wrongful death cases for individuals, families and loved ones who have been injured, harmed or killed by the carelessness or negligence of another for more than 45 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Antioch, Burr Ridge, Bolingbrook, Barrington, Calumet City, Deerfield, Gurnee, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Joliet, Kenilworth, Lansing, Midlothian, Naperville, Orland Park, Chicago (Lincoln Square, Rogers Park, North Lawndale, Austin, Englewood, West Town, South Chicago, River North, Greek Town, Little Italy, Little Village), Glenview, Northbrook, Highland Park, Highwood, Rosemont and Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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