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$2,000,000 Settlement – Teenager Killed by Truck (Central Florida)

This was a Central Florida tragedy.  A 14-year-old boy walking home from school was run over and killed by a dump truck. John Elliott Leighton brought an action against the trucking company and its driver for negligence, which was further exacerbated by the trucking entity disposing of the truck before it was subject to inspection.  Mr. Leighton obtained a $2,000,000 settlement on behalf of the parents of this teenager.

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