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Yarborough Applegate Secures $1.2 Million for Childcare Worker & Mother of Three Killed by Lumber Truck Driver

Posted: October 10, 2016

Our client, a 56-year old mother of three and longtime child caregiver, was bicycling to work at a local church daycare center, when she was struck and killed by the 24-year-old driver of a flatbed commercial truck loaded with lumber. The local police’s initial investigation took the word of the driver, that he was obeying the speed limit and that the cyclist darted out in front of him – without downloading the truck’s ECM data, which revealed that the lumber truck was speeding at the time of the accident. The police initially found the decedent cyclist at-fault. Yarborough Applegate exposed the truck driver’s lies, the police’s flawed investigation, and ultimately secured a $1.2 million settlement for our client’s family.

Disclaimer: The settlements and verdicts shown here should not be considered as a description or characterization of the quality of the firm’s representation and in no way should be interpreted as a guarantee of a specific result or outcome of any particular case. As such, the reader should not rely on the cases below to develop any expectation regarding the value of his or her case.

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