Fight with Wal-Mart Ends for Jackson Woman with Brain Damage from Crash

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    Any thoughts?
     
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    Bad break. But the Company has a responsibility to follow it's laws and by laws. The lawyer for the couple screwed up as far as I am concerned. He should have done more then " we will cross that bridge when we come to it" He should have, for one thing insisted any settlement INCLUDED the responsible company pay back Wal Mart. He did not partly because then he could not claim that money and get paid on it for his fees. And his fees are way to much.

    The Lawyer failed the family.
     
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    I agree, but Wal-Mart missed a great public image boosting oppurtunity.
     
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    I want to know how she got a settlement from the trucking company. If she made U-turn in front of the truck and got hit, how is it the truck's fault?

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    FWIW, I heard on the news tonight that Wal-Mart gave up on getting the money from her and said she can keep it.
     
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    I too, am trying to figure out if she did a U-turn in front of the truck, how it is the trucking co's responsibility..
     
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    Maybe the truck ran a stop sign?
     
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    I've been to Jackson Mo many times! Beautiful land, lots of rolling hills like the rest of SE Mo. Kinda duelin banjo'ish though. Still, it's a beautiful area. Great fishing locations.
     
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    Walmart agreed to settle a mint on her because of the negative publicity.

    Who would she have sued if she'd pulled a U-ie in front of a van full of poor kids going to baseball practice?
     

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