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Jury Awards $53M To Brothers Injured In Truck Collision

Law360 (February 22, 2018, 8:51 PM EST) -- A California jury awarded nearly $53 million on Wednesday to a pair of brothers whose pickup truck was hit by the driver of a CRST Inc. commercial truck that crossed over the center line of a two-lane highway.

The jury in state court in Los Angeles awarded $33.6 million to driver Matthew Lennig, the younger brother, who bore the brunt of the crash, and $19.2 million to Michael Lennig. Though the verdict was solely against driver Hector Contreras, CRST is ultimately responsible as his employer....
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