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$1.315 Million Settlement in Downstate Illinois Semitruck Accident Case

June 2007

Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. reached a $1.315 million motor vehicle negligence lawsuit settlement on behalf of a father whose 10-year-old daughter suffered fatal personal injuries after the vehicle she was riding in was hit by a semitruck that had crossed the median of an interstate highway and entered the oncoming lanes of traffic. The tractor-trailer was hauling in excess of 35,000 pounds of steel contained in 3 coils secured to the flatbed trailer. During the semitruck crash sequence, the coils became unsecured and one landed on the vehicle containing the minor child. This motor vehicle negligence case was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois last year and a trial was to begin in October.

Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, Illinois. The personal injury attorneys at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. have achieved multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for individuals with lawsuits arising from medical malpractice, product liability, semitruck and motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries and construction accidents in Illinois and Wisconsin. Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C.’s premier aviation negligence lawyers represent victims of commercial and general aviation disasters nationwide.

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