$1.189 Million Settlement for Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

Partner Ronald P. Goldfaden secured this settlement for the wife and 20-year-old son of a motorcyclist killed in a collision. The wrongful death case was venued in Ocean County. The accident occurred on June 12, 2004, on Route 528 West in Plumstead, where the decedent was riding with a group of New Jersey Leatherneck bikers to raise money for the widow and children of a soldier killed in Iraq. An eastbound pickup truck with a 15-foot trailer jackknifed as traffic ahead of it came to a stop. The trailer rolled onto the motorcyclist, killing him.