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Jury awards $6 million to motorcycle accident victim

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A federal court jury in Waco, Texas has awarded $6 million to a man who was critically injured in a motorcycle accident involving a collision with a tractor-trailer.

The trucking company placed the blame for the accident on the operator of the motorcycle, who was injured when the truck driver changed lanes, striking the motorcycle and knocing the driver off the bike. The injured man, a 13 year Army veteran and former security guard, lost 4 fingers and can no longer walk without assistance. The jury award of $6 million includes damages for past and future medical expenses, injuries and physical impairment.

For more information on this subject, please refer to the section on Car and Motorcycle Accidents.