City of Torrance, California Forced Into Huge Payout After Municipal Worker Severely Injures Woman In Truck Accident.

Because of the large number of municipal employees around the country, cities face large amounts of potential liability due to the actions of their workers. From police officers to garbage men, city employees can cause all kinds of serious injuries to citizens if they are negligent. In such a situation, it would be wise to contact an expert personal injury attorney at 617-787-3700.

The City of Torrance, California reached a $10 million settlement recently after a 2015 truck accident involving a city trash truck struck a woman and left her permanently disabled. Corazon Espano, 67, will require medical treatment for the rest of her life, according to reports. The city has indicated that the truck driver responsible for the accident is a long-time employee with no history of prior accidents. Nonetheless, this settlement represents the largest in the city’s history, although none of it was taken from Torrance taxpayers, according to Torrance authorities. Espano was represented by attorney Thomas Dempsey of Thomas Dempsey Law Offices in Beverly Hills, California.

If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another, act now and contact one of our expert personal injury attorneys here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to discuss your potential claim. Call us today at 617-787-3700 or email us at for your free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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