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Wrongful Death in Collision Between Truck and Motorcycle

Soto v. Hernandez

Date: 2015
Party represented: Hernandez
Venue: 15th Circuit Court
State: Florida

Type of case

Wrongful death; Transportation 

Verdict/award

Defense verdict

The jury returned a verdict asserting no negligence on the part of the defense in a recent $6.5 million + wrongful death case.  The decedent, a motorcyclist, was traveling approximately 90 mph when he hit the front end of an 8,550 pound Ford F-250, with enough force to move the truck two feet sideways.  The accident was captured by surveillance video across the street from where the accident occurred.  Judge Goodman presided. 

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