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Brain-injured passenger settles collision case for $1.25 million

A passenger who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident has reached a $1.25 million global settlement of his Johnson County, Kan., case against the drivers of both vehicles involved in the collision. The settlement included $900,000 from ...

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Rear-end collision case settles for $1.6M

A small-business owner who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when her car was rear-ended by a semi-trailer has reached a $1.67 million settlement of her case against the truck driver and his employer. Deborah Butner, 46, was driving a ...

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Jury awards $650,000 to man injured in icy accident

A Kansas City jury returned a $650,000 verdict in favor of a Kansas City man for injuries he sustained after a semitrailer struck his vehicle in late 2006. The jury also found the man, Leo Martinez, 50 percent at fault, ...

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St. Louis City jury rules in favor of Ford in rollover crash lawsuit

A more than two-week trial over a fiery crash ended with a resounding victory for Ford. The family of a 15-year-old boy killed in the crash will end up with $200,000, a jury decided. But jurors found the driver, who had been drinking, was 80 percent at fault. They said the boy, riding in the back of the vehicle, held 20 percent of the blame. Ford Motor Co. was not liable for the accident, they held after deliberating for about three hours and ruling late Wednesday.

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Contractor pays $1.75M to settle collision case

A motorist injured in a collision with an electrical truck has reached a $1.75 million settlement of his Greene County case against the electrical contractor and its employee. A severe ice storm passed through Springfield in January 2007, knocking out ...

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Trucker found not liable for collision

A Jackson County jury cleared a truck driver of negligence in a personal injury case brought by a motorist who collided with the defendants’ 18-wheeler. Joyce Maskil, 52, was driving a 1996 Ford Escort north on Interstate 29 near the ...

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