Big Companies Doing it again. Tracy Morgan: I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me
(CNN) — Walmart’s response Monday to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over the car crash that left him in critical condition elicited a response of its own on Tuesday from the recovering comedian — and it doesn’t sound like he’s laughing.
“I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused,” the former “Saturday Night Live” star said in a statement. Read More Here:
Justice Delayed? Tracy Morgan Attorneys Slam Crash Driver’s ‘Inappropriate’ Request For Trial Freeze In New Court Documents
Kevin Roper crashed his truck into a limo van carrying Tracy Morgan, seriously injuring several passengers and killing one, the trucker is now being accused of attempting to keep the survivors from receiving justice.RadarOnline.com has learned that attorney for Morgan have slammed Roper’s “inappropriate” attempt to stay discovery in their civil suit against Wal-Mart, and have asked a judge to deny the motion.
On June 7, 2014, the truck driven by Roper slammed into the rear of theMercedes Benz Sprinter occupied by Morgan and friends Ardie Fuqua, and assistant Jeff Millea, the documents state. The trio filed a civil suit against Wal-Mart in July. Read More Here:
Wrongful Death- $3.88 Million Verdict
UPS hired a so-called expert who was going to testify that truck drivers die at age 62 and therefore our claim that George Upton was planning to work until age 66 was wrong. It turns out, that UPS “expert”, Gregory Cowhey relied on a blog for his research and our expert, Stephen Shapiro, Ph.D. from Analytic Resources couldn’t find the blog. When we pointed this out to the trial judge, the UPS Attorney quickly informed everyone that the “expert” was not available to testify.
In the end, the Jury heard from friends, co-workers and family of George Upton about George’s happy and secure life he built for himself and his family. The Jury awarded damages in the amount of 3.88 million dollars.