A North Carolina mother and child were killed in a 2009 commercial truck crash. There were allegations of truck driver inattention and contributory negligence against the mother. The grandmother of minor child was the sole heir to both estates.
Mediated Settlement Report
Injuries alleged: Death
Case name: Confidential
Case number: Confidential
Verdict or settlement: Mediated settlement
Date: October 2010
Amount: $1.08 million
Plaintiff’s attorney: Mike Lewis and Scott Beal, both of Mike Lewis Attorneys (Winston-Salem)
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