Birk v. [Confidential] Trucking Co.

Settlement: $2.6 million
Location: Yuba City, CA

Wrongful Death case. Working mother was fataly injured when a tractor-trailer negligently changed lanes, forcing the plaintiff’s mini-van into oncoming traffic resulting in a head-on collision. After intensive investigation and formal discovery, the case proceeded to jury trial in the Sutter County Superior Court in Yuba City. On the second day of the trial, the parties agreed to settle the case for a payment of $2.6 million. James E. Gingrich of Penney & Associates represented the heirs of Mrs. Birk.

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