Large Settlements Secured In Wrongful Death Suits Involving Nursing Students

 Monday, April 25, 2016

 Daily Report

Attorneys for the families of four of the five nursing students who perished last year in a tractor-trailer collision on Interstate 16 near Savannah said that they have secured "substantial settlements" in civil suits against the truck owner, the driver and others. One lawyer said his client had received a $14 million payment. On the eve of the first anniversary of the nurses’ deaths, attorneys at Butler Wooten Cheeley & Peak and Billy Jones of Jones Osteen Jones of Hinesville announced that they have secured the settlements in the deaths of Caitlyn Nicole Baggett, 21; Emily Elizabeth Clark, 20; and Abbie Lorene DeLoach, 21.
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