Case Conclusion Date:June 26, 2012
Practice Area:Trucking Accident
Description:Case involving a tire-tread that came unsecured from a tractor-trailer that client struck, coming to an uncontrolled rest in the median. Client's car sustained minimal damage, and she suffered non-surgical knee and back injuries in the wreck with no significant work time missed. Theory of liability rested on negligent maintanence claims against the truck company and driver for failing to inspect the worn tire treads. Defense contested liability. Case settled pre-suit, venue would have been Cherokee County.