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Driver Sued Over Fatal Church Van Accident

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Oct 25, 2012 in Auto Accident

According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the families of Jeffrey Trussell and Courteney Kaliszewski are suing Tyler Schaeffer over the wrongful deaths of their loved ones. Each family has filed a $10 million complaint against the defendant.

Last month, thirteen members from Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Blount County were returning home from a weekend retreat when the van that they were riding in was hit by an SUV driven by Schaeffer. The impact caused the van to fall into an embankment, before it caught on fire.

Trussell and Kaliszewski were fatally injured in the crash. The other 11 passengers sustained injuries in the crash.

If you or a loved one has been injured in motor vehicle crash due to the negligence of another, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Contact Greg Coleman Law's Knoxville injury lawyers today to discuss your legal options.

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