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$9 Million Settlement in SR 138 Head-On Collision Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 31-year-old plumber from Lancaster, California has settled his lawsuit against the driver of a mini-van who crossed into oncoming traffic on State Route 138, causing a head-on collision. The R. Rex Parris Law Firm settled the case for $9 million on behalf of their client who sustained serious injuries in the head-on collision on California State Route 138.

Dateline NBC once called California State Route (SR) 138 one of the most dangerous roads in America. Located just 15 miles from Lancaster, SR 138 (the stretch of highway between Palmdale and Interstate 15) has earned the nicknames "Death Highway" and "Blood Alley" for its numerous hazards to drivers.

This is not the first time an accident on SR 138 resulted in a large monetary award. In July 2012, a jury awarded a catastrophically injured man and his wife more than $31.5 million after ruling against Caltrans, finding the state agency responsible for a dangerous roadway condition on a section of SR 138. The accident occurred at the intersection of SR 138 and Mountain Road causing severe brain and spinal cord injuries to David Evans, who will require 24-hour nursing care for the rest of his life. Evans and his wife, both career LA County district attorneys within a few years of retirement prior to the incident, sued the state for failing to remedy the dangerous condition.

About The R. Rex Parris Law Firm

For over 25 years, R. Rex Parris has devoted his practice to protecting the rights of injured people and aggrieved workers. Rex and his dedicated team provide thorough, high-quality representation with integrity and compassion. From motor vehicle crashes to class actions and defective products, these lawyers fight aggressively against corporate defense attorneys and insurance companies to ensure their clients get the compensation they deserve. For more information please visit rrexparris.com

CONTACT: Dante Hickles dhickles@rrexparris.com (661) 949-2595Source: R. Rex Parris Law Firm