Sampling of Truck Accident Settlements & Verdicts

$11,000,000 For Car Crash Victim

A Dunmore woman who was badly hurt when her car was hit by a runaway garbage truck will collect nearly $11 million. Insurers for waste hauler J.P. Mascaro & Sons will pay the money — some in lump sums, some in regular payments — to Phyllis Burton and her husband, Joseph. The deal was made Read More

Couple Awarded $10,100,000 in Luzerne County Court

In one of the largest verdicts in Luzerne County history, a jury on Friday awarded a Dickson City woman and her husband just more than $10.1 million in compensatory and punitive damages for injuries the woman suffered after her vehicle was struck by a dump truck. Holly Ann Kuchwara and her husband, Robert, filed suit Read More

$8.4 Million Award After Fatal Tractor-Trailer Median Crossing

Wrongful Death – Head-on – Survival Tractor-trailer crossed median, killing oncoming driver VERDICT (P) $8,466,656 CASE Michael E Prociak, as Administrator of the Estate of Colleen A. Shea v. Jerry R. Slyter, Page Transportation Inc., Keith Titus Corporation, John Pfrommer, LLC, and Page EX C., Inc., No. 3:02-CV-0168 COURT U.S. District Court, Middle District, Scranton, Read More

$6,000,000 Settlement in Negligent Trucker Case

On July 10, 11-year-old Jessica Kush and 9-year-old Stephanie Kush were rear-seat passengers in a Chevrolet Suburban being driven by their uncle. They were traveling north on State Route 239 in Benton Township while defendant Robert Paul Deitz Jr. was operating a Wickes Lumber truck west on State Route 1035. The accident occurred when Deitz Read More

$1.585 Million Settlement in Multi-Vehicle Trucking Accident Case

$1.585M settlement in multi-vehicle trucking accident case during adverse weather conditions resulting in multiple permanent traumatic injuries.

$700,000 Settlement in Motor Vehicle Crash Case After Pick-Up Truck Struck Pedestrian

$700K settlement in a motor vehicle crash case in which a pick-up truck struck a pedestrian causing multiple traumatic injuries.

CONFIDENTIALITY OF MCARE SETTLEMENTS: Although not mandated by law, the standard Release that is required in most settlements of medical malpractice cases which includes contributions from the MCARE Fund contain a confidentiality provision which prohibits the settling party or his or her attorney from divulging details about either the case or the terms of the settlement.

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