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$23 Million Awarded in Tractor-Trailer Accident Injury

A Richmond man who was severely injured in 2007 while driving a tractor-trailer has received a $23 million award from a Richmond Circuit Court, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

The man, now 42-years-old, was driving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 295 in Henrico County when his semi collided with a semi from Moen, Inc. when it pulled onto the interstate.  The jury found Moen, Inc., manufacturer of faucets, should pay $23 million plus $700,000 in interest to the injured driver.

The driver, a father of three, had to be cut out of his tractor-trailer and flown to VCU Medical Center with life threatening injuries.  He suffered a crushed pelvis, traumatic brain injury, and crushed legs.  He has undergone 27 surgeries since the accident.

If you have been in an accident, it’s important to make sure you understand your legal rights. The attorneys at Scott C. Gottlieb and Associates, LLP with their years of experience, can help you navigate through your car accident claim.  Contact our offices today at 1-800-825-5529 or use our online contact form.

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