$500K Texting While Driving Lawsuit Settlement

A Florida couple who both lost legs in a car crash in New Jersey will receive $500,000 from the settlement of their lawsuit. According to news reports, the driver of the car that hit the couple was texting his friend and not paying attention to the road when he hit them.

The case was made famous because the defendant tried to argue the person he was texting with is responsible as well, but that didn’t hold up in court.

Read the article in its entirety at washingtonpost.com.

Written by Lulaine Compere.

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