An Illinois trucking accident lawsuit has settled in connection with an accident that occurred back in 2006. The trucking accident occurred when a passenger car struck a tractor trailer that was backing out of an office building lot. The lawsuit that was just settled was brought by the wife of a passenger in the car that died several weeks after the crash as a result of his injuries. According to The Madison Record, the amount of the settlement is confidential. To read more about this Illinois trucking accident, click on this link.
Many accident lawsuits arising from car and trucking accidents involve many defendants and bring a suit under many different causes of action. Often times when companies are named in lawsuits, they may try to reach a settlement instead of having to go to trial to handle the situation. Additionally, parties may be added to the lawsuit if the facts of the accident reveal along the way that someone else may have been at fault. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car or trucking accident and want to file a lawsuit, please call an Illinois accident attorney to further discuss your options.