Jury Awards $2.8 Million in Motorcycle Accident Case.

December 29, 2011, by

The young daughter of a man killed while riding his motorcycle has been awarded a $1 million verdict for damages.The jury award was part of $2.8 million in total damages given to the survivors of a man who died when a car struck his motorcycle on a busy boulevard in a beach town.The family expressed some degree of satisfaction even though no amount of money will bring their loved one back. They were very appreciative that the jury awarded his child double what they had requested.

As an experienced trial attorney have reviewed many cases of motorcycle accidents and have completed same with favorable results.According to court records the victim who worked as a manager for a major retailer was riding his motorcycle when a car driven recklessly by a motorist collided with him, resulting in his death.The negligence claim was based on the fact that the car driver failed to yield the right of way to the motorcycle driver,resulting in his death.The suit sought damages for pain, suffering and mental anguish.After the issue of liability was determined by the Judge the jury assessed how much damages should be paid to the victim's survivors.In addition to $1 million awarded to his 5-year-old daughter his parents will each receive $500,000 under the verdict and another $798,000 was awarded for economic damages, including $4,200 for funeral expenses.

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