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Mother Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit after Fatal Road Crash in Georgia

autoFollowing the death of 5 Georgia Southern University students in multi-vehicle pileup on April 22, the mother of one of the victims has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

The accident occurred at I-16, near Savannah, Georgia, after a tractor-trailer failed to stop, hence causing a chain reaction involving 6 other vehicles in front of it. Five people were killed while 3 others were injured in the accident.

On April 29, Kim Deloach McQuaig, the mother of Abbie Deloach, 21, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the concerned trucking company, Total Transportation, as well as its Tennessee-based parent company U.S. Xpress Enterprises.

The lawsuit seeks a jury trial and demands $15,000 in addition to punitive damages and attorneys’ costs.

Parents of Road Crash Victim File Lawsuit Against Justin Nathaniel Mikita

autoFollowing the death of 23-year-old Nicholas Trela in a road crash, his parents have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the California-based lawyer, actor and producer Justin Nathaniel Mikita.

According to Nicholas’ parents, Trela was driving his 1976 Honda motorcycle westbound on Los Feliz Boulevard, Los Angeles, at around 5 p.m. on November 19, 2014. The Audi passenger vehicle, driven by Mikita, took a reckless and illegal left turn and crashed into the motorcycle at the intersection of Los Feliz Boulevard and Catalina Street. Nicholas sustained critical injuries in the accident and later died.

The Plaintiffs, including Nicholas’ parents and the Estate Of Nicholas Trela, are being represented by the law firms of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP and Farar & Lewis LLP in the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.