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Negligence – Tractor-Trailer Accident – Punitive Damages (access required)

In this wrongful death suit arising from the collision of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer with a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan on I-81in Wythe County, an Abingdon U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ negligent hiring claim, but lets the claim for punitive damages advance. Plaintiffs’ amended complaint alleges the cause of action arose when a tractor-trailer operated by defendant ...

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