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Sep 22, 2022

Cement mixer pays $11M settlement in fatal crash

The family of a man killed in a collision with a cement mixer reached an $11 million settlement, according to their attorney.

May 29, 2020

Jurors side mostly with man injured in rear-end crash

A man whose vehicle was struck from behind by a truck won nearly $1.5 million from a St. Louis jury.

Feb 27, 2020

Motorcyclist settles for $113,500 after hitting parked trailer

A Blue Springs motorcyclist who impaled himself on the corner of a parked trailer during a turn settled his claims for $113,500. Plaintiff’s attorney Laurie Del Percio of Horn Law Firm represented Douglas Stacer, whose severe injuries included a pelvic girdle fracture and abdominal trauma, in the 2018 collision with the stationary trailer owned by […]

Feb 25, 2020

Woman rear-ended on rainy road reaches $100,000 settlement

A Cahokia, Illinois, woman who suffered injuries to her neck, back and knee received a $100,000 settlement from the driver who struck the rear of her vehicle, according to her attorney. James F. Ram of Brown & Crouppen said his client, Sylvia Chamberlain, then 54, was stopped at a red light on South Seventh Street […]

Dec 26, 2019

Woman injured in crash settles with insurer

A woman injured in a high-speed T-bone collision reached a $100,000 pre-suit settlement with the at-fault driver’s insurer, according to her attorney. Scott D. Kehlenbrink of Reinoehl Kehlenbrink said the accident occurred on March 3, 2019, near the intersection of Lindbergh Boulevard and Rusty Road in St. Louis County. He said there was “clear liability” […]

Dec 4, 2019

Family of man killed in collision settles wrongful-death claims for $1.025M

The family of a 60-year-old mid-Missouri man killed in a collision involving an uninsured driver reached a $1.025 million settlement of a wrongful-death complaint with multiple insurers. Steven Tracy Smart of Tebbetts died at the scene of the collision on Sept. 25, 2018 on U.S. 50 in Moniteau County, west of Jefferson City. Smart was […]

Aug 6, 2019

Jury awards fraction of spurned pretrial offer in car-crash case

A Kansas City motorist who sued a teen driver after being struck from behind in a September 2016 collision got a mixed message from a Platte County jury — not to mention a much smaller payout than the $42,000 final pretrial settlement offer he rejected. After a five-day trial in March, the jury found defendant […]

Jun 21, 2019

Woman’s death months after wreck results in multiple settlements

Two insurance companies paid a total of $215,000 in settlements after a woman died months after she was injured in an accident involving her husband’s vehicle. According to Stephen F. Gerring of The Gerring Law Firm in St. Louis, the woman was seated in the passenger seat of her husband’s Hyundai Tucson on March 8, […]

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