Government Agrees to a $3.25 million Settlement for Fatal Crash As Reported By Memphis Car Accident Lawyers

According to the Chicago Tribune, a judge has approved a $3.25 million settlement in a lawsuit against the federal government over a crash that resulted in the death of a man and his daughter.  The man and his daughter were on their way to school when they were struck by an automobile driven by a U.S. Marshall.

A number of factors contribute to car accidents, and many are the result of negligence of drivers who are in a hurry. Some other factors that contribute to car accidents are driving while distracted, traffic law violations, driver fatigue, aggressive driving, equipment failure, and road conditions.

The type of damages that can be recovered as a result of the negligence of another driver are as follows: medical and funeral expenses connected to the death caused by the negligence of another driver; loss of the decedent’s expected earnings between the time of the death caused by the accident and the projected work retirement age; damages for pain and suffering, mental anguish; loss of consortium, care, and companionship of the survivors; and loss of benefits such as pension plans, medical coverage for the family, and 401k’s.

In many wrongful death cases, the 28 lawyers at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC will hire accident reconstructionists, vocational experts, forensic economists and other experts to prove the damages of an individual.

In determining the value of a case, the Memphis car accident lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC will do an in depth study to understand the lifestyle of the deceased.  This study will include talking to many individuals who knew the deceased to demonstrate the type of lifestyle that the deceased had lived.  In many cases, an individual’s lifestyle will make a difference in the type of recovery that may be obtained.

The Memphis car accident lawyers at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC, a firm located in Memphis, Tennessee, have the resources to pursue damages for victims of car and trucking accidents involving government vehicles.  If you or a loved one has been injured by the negligence of a government driver, contact the Memphis car accident lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC at (901) 683-7000 or by email through our web contact form on www.nstlaw.com.

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