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Confidential v. Trucking Company, INC. – Settlement for $1,000,000.00

Trucking Accident Death Cases – Settlement for $1,000,000.00, December 2005
Plaintiff, a commercial truck driver, was driving a tractor-trailer tanker containing a load of aviation gas and traveling southbound on the 7-mile bridge on route to Key West. An SUV was traveling northbound in the same location and came over into the southbound lane colliding with the tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer cab ignited as a result of this explosion. Both plaintiff and the driver of the SUV perished in the accident. A settlement has been paid by the company who owned the tractor-trailer that Plaintiff was driving for policy limits of $1,000,000.00. Zimmerman & Frachtman is still pursuing claims against the driver of the SUV and a products liability claim against the truck manufacturer.