High Price to Pay for $1.4 Million
December 21, 2011, 10:33 pm
William Geary has been awarded a $1.4 million settlement one year after he was crushed when a
semi truck rolled over his pick-up at a Medford intersection. Geary thought for sure he was going to die. He suffered a broken
neck, his spine was leaking fluid and he fractured his leg and wrist.
The pain was unbearable.
Geary won't get rich off the settlement. $700,000 is slated to go towards medical bills, while another chunk will
go to his attorney. He's hopeful the U.S. Senate will pass
Bill 1950. It's aimed at reducing the number of hours truckers can
In the end, all he wanted was an apology, which he got from the
driver himself. Geary says the man wept and he knew that his
apology was sincere.