A victim’s employer and a subcontractor have agreed to pay surviving family members $3.75 million after the work truck he was operating overturned. In this issue, we’ll talk about the specifics of this wrongful death lawsuit.
The victim lost his life when the granite-filled dump truck he was driving tipped over after the front passenger tire blew out. His is survived by a widow and two young children.
A subsequent investigation found that the tire tread was “well below legal limits.” However, the investigation showed that the trucking company:
Also held responsible was the granite company, which overloaded the victim’s truck nine times on the day of the incident.
According to reports, the trucking company had been cited by the Highway Patrol specifically for serious tire violations seven times previously. Authorities even ordered its trucks pulled from the road four times.
Losing a loved one is never easy – especially if the loss results from a sudden accident because of someone else’s negligence. If you have experienced what you feel to be a wrongful death in your family, know that Barber & Associates is one of Alaska’s leading wrongful death firms. We can secure compensation to cover medical bills, funeral expenses, loss of consortium and more.
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Barber & Associates, LLC has recovered more than 45 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for Injured Alaskans.
Auto accidents can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of how defensive someone may be behind the wheel. If you or someone you love has been harmed in such an incident, you have legal rights and options that need to be explored.