Vehicles - Tractor Trailers

Tractor-trailer strikes bicyclists, killing one and injuring the other. $182,000 verdict for injured cyclist. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff and her boyfriend were bicycle riding and struck by a tractor trailer. Plaintiff's boyfriend died. She suffered injuries and was awarded $182,000.  Separate settlement for wrongful death.  Los Angeles County.

  • Case Name: Montana Jones v. Robert Duane Zambrano and Ruan Transport Corporation
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, September 07, 2012
  • Type of Case: Vehicles - Tractor Trailers

$36 million for Indian couple hit by big rig. Severe spinal injury. Riverside County.

Plaintiffs were visiting relatives in the U.S. when their passenger vehicle was struck on freeway by a tractor-trailer truck. Plaintiff wife suffered severe spinal injuries and requires constant care. Defendant trucking company denied liability and offered a $250,000 settlement pre-trial. Jury found trucking company 100% liable.