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Army Captain Receives Settlement from National Trucking Company After Major Highway Accident

Brian Beckcom

Brian Beckcom


Temple, TX - VB Attorneys recently obtained a significant settlement on behalf of clients Mr. and Mrs. McClendon after the couple was injured when their vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler.

The Accident

The McClendons' ordeal began in April of 2021, when their vehicle was struck by an 18-wheeler. The collision caused their car to spin out into the median and nearly pushed them off of the freeway entirely. The truck driver initially claimed the accident occurred due to a sudden sneeze. But, crucial evidence inside the cab, an audio recording, revealed that the accident happened because of negligence, not just a sneeze.

Injuries and Recovery

The accident left Mr. McClendonwith a serious knee injury that required surgery, altering the course of his life. He decided to voluntarily leave the military, feeling that he could no longer keep up with the demands of his service. Meanwhile, Mrs. McClendon experienced physical discomfort and faced the emotional trauma of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Both Jarrod and Elizabeth began their journey to recovery, facing challenges and setbacks along the way. They both made significant strides towards healing and rebuilding their lives.

The Legal Battle

The McClendons turned to our team to seek justice for the pain and suffering they endured. At the end of the day, VB Attorneys was able to secure a settlement that far exceeded the average verdict for similar knee injury cases in Dallas. We are very proud of this result and incredibly happy for our clients.

The team, composed of Brian Beckcom, Brendan Fradkin, Patti Artavia, & Natalie Gomez worked tirelessly on this case. Great work to all involved.

Our Car Accident Attorneys are Here to Help

The McClendon's story is a testament to the power of determination, the pursuit of truth, and the importance of seeking justice. Our law firm has a tenured history of handling cases just like this. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, don’t hesitate to contact our attorneys today.