Texas Family Settles Lawsuit From 100-Vehicle Crash

December 27, 2013

The family of the suburban Houston couple killed on Thanksgiving Day last year in a 100-vehicle pileup on a foggy stretch of Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas has settled a lawsuit it had filed.

The Beaumont Enterprise reported details of the settlement are not being made public.

The family of Vincent Leggio Sr., and his wife, Debra, of Pearland, had sued a trucking firm, a truck driver and two other motorists. The suit alleged the trucker was driving too fast for conditions when the crash occurred west of Beaumont. Some 80 others were injured.

spitzer era bid rigging case settledThe settlement came on Monday after testimony in the lawsuit’s civil trial in Beaumont had ended.

Joseph D. Jamail, an attorney for the Leggios, said the family was happy with the settlement.

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  • December 27, 2013 at 2:10 pm
    Agent says:
    Somehow, I don't think the Trucking firm had adequate limits to settle all these suits from the accident. I don't think I would like to be an adjustor or defendant attorney d... read more
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