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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Driver and Trucking Company

According to a report by the Associated Press, lawsuit was filed in Dallas County and also names Snow's employer, Panama Transfer, Inc. It alleges that both the driver and the trucking company had a history of violations. Court reports indicate that Snow had been cited nine times for moving violations, including reckless driving, speeding and failure to yield. Police claim that Snow ran a red light before colliding with the car, but he pled not guilty to the charge.

After a two-day trial, a six person jury found Snow not guilty of the criminal charges. Nevertheless, Bannister's estate will pursue him and his employer for damages in civil court.

It's important to note that a criminal case is separate and apart from a civil case and a not guilty verdict in a criminal matter, as was the result in this case, doesn't negate any potential for the recovery of damages in a civil suit.

According to a report by the Associated Press, lawsuit was filed in Dallas County and also names Snow's employer, Panama Transfer, Inc. It alleges that both the driver and the trucking company had a history of violations. Court reports indicate that Snow had been cited nine times for moving violations, including reckless driving, speeding and failure to yield. Police claim that Snow ran a red light before colliding with the car, but he pled not guilty to the charge.

After a two-day trial, a six person jury found Snow not guilty of the criminal charges. Nevertheless, Bannister's estate will pursue him and his employer for damages in civil court.

It's important to note that a criminal case is separate and apart from a civil case and a not guilty verdict in a criminal matter, as was the result in this case, doesn't negate any potential for the recovery of damages in a civil suit.

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