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Tag Archives: tractor-trailer

Tort/Negligence – Personal Injury – Single-vehicle Accident – Tractor-Trailer – Load Distribution – Contributory Negligence

Silverman v. United States (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-03-0101, 25 pp.) (William L. Osteen Jr., J.) M.D.N.C. Holding: Even if the Post Office loaded the plaintiff-truck driver’s trailer unevenly, plaintiff’s speeding – 10 mph over the posted speed limit of 55 ...

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Nurse injured in Durham Freeway wreck settles case for $850,000

Defendant-truck driver was driving a 2003 Freightliner tractor pulling an enclosed van semi-trailer north/northwest on N.C. 147 in Durham. Plaintiff Jane Doe, age 60 and an oncology nurse at Duke University Medical Center, was driving her 2000 Toyota Camry on ...

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