Recently a flight nurse’s family settled a claim against a helicopter rotor blade manufacturer for $5.6 million. The nurse was killed in a crash when the main rotor apparently broke upon lift off. Product defects are frequently the cause for in flight accidents. As a result, manufacturers are often sued whenever there is an airplane accident. Read more about helicopter accidents here.
Truck accident causes brain damage and paralyzation
12/28/2011 02:57:30 PM
A New York jury recently awarded a man who was struck by a Verizon company truck and who ended up in a coma and had brain damage the sum of $40 million. The work van was apparently traveling approximately 50 m.p.h. As a result of his injuries, the man has permanent problems including being partially paralyzed and suffering from the brain damage.