Children of comedian killed in NJ crash involving Tracy Morgan awarded $10 million

Submitted by New Jersey Truck Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Court papers show that the children of the comedian who was killed in the crash that injured Tracy Morgan won a $10 million settlement from Wal-Mart.

Tracy Morgan CrashThe amount was disclosed in documents filed in New York’s Westchester County, where comedian James McNair lived until the June 7 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike.

McNair died when a Wal-Mart truck hit a van carrying him, Morgan and others.

Morgan’s lawyer says the “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” star suffered a traumatic brain injury.

The McNair family lawyer announced a settlement in January, but the amount was said to be confidential. However, he disclosed the $10 million figure in court papers supporting his request for nearly $3 million in legal fees.Truck driver charged in fatal crash that critically injured Tracy Morgan

Wal-Mart said it could not discuss the terms.

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Jeffrey Hark is a New Jersey Civil and Criminal Lawyer.

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