Murphy Crantford Meehan Wins $1M for Passenger Injured in DUI Crash

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Last modified on June 3, 2024

Charleston, SC – Attorneys William Crantford and Jerry Meehan, Jr. settled a single car accident case for $1 million dollars on October 13, 2017, on behalf of a passenger of the vehicle.

On July 22, 2017, Crantford and Meehan’s client was riding as a passenger in a truck in Florence, S.C. The driver operating a company truck was traveling too fast for the road conditions lost control, leading to the truck overturning. The driver was cited for two counts of felony DUI. His 28-year-old female passenger suffered life-threatening injuries that included multiple rib fractures, a lacerated spleen, and facial lacerations.

“This settlement was vital for our client’s continued recovery from the injuries sustained during the accident,” said law firm partner Jerry Meehan, Jr. “We’re very pleased to have been able to conclude this matter quickly so she can focus on her health and well-being.”

“The passenger of a vehicle is at a serious disadvantage when the driver begins making unsafe choices,” said partner William Crantford. “When you climb into the passenger seat you place a lot of trust in the driver. In this case, we’re happy that our client will have the resources she needs to help her recover from the physical, emotional, and financial damages that the driver’s actions caused.”

Murphy Crantford Meehan, Attorneys at Law, LLC

Murphy Crantford Meehan is a full-service law firm that prides itself on working with clients to find a just solution to their legal problems. Together, William Crantford and Jerry Meehan have the training and support staff to take on even the most complex issues. The firm approaches every client with respect, a willingness to listen to their problems, and dedication to finding the best solution for each client’s needs.

If you need assistance with an auto accident or other personal injury claims, contact Murphy Crantford Meehan, Attorneys at Law, LLC, 568 Savannah Hwy, Suite A, Charleston, S.C. 29407.

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