Local law firm secures $1.1M settlement for crash victim


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Andrew Fraser




  • Tiffany Heinenman




A passenger in a multi-car fatal crash on I-287, involving a New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services vehicle, settled her personal injury lawsuit for over $1.1 million, including $800,000 from the state of New Jersey.

Nicole Sarrecchia of Sparta was front seat passenger, when her husband, Salvatore, collided with a previously crashed vehicle left disabled in the roadway on I-287 in Bedminster. After Sarrecchia’s husband exited their vehicle, a marked SUV driven by Department of Health and Human Services officer, Sgt. Lawrence Lynn, struck both Salvatore Sarrecchia and Sarrecchia’s vehicle, killing Salvatore Sarrecchia and severely injuring Nicole.

Sarrecchia, represented by Andrew Fraser, Esq. and Tiffany Heineman, Esq. of Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP in Sparta, reached settlement with the state during a pretrial conference before Superior Court Judge David Ironson.

The State’s contribution of $800,000 constituted the bulk of the total $1.1 million settlement, which also included previous settlements with the insurers for the other drivers.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Hamburg business group forming
The Hamburg Independent Business Alliance is being formed to attract new businesses to the area and to help existing businesses within the area grow, and will have its first...
Read more »

Mosquito Control in Sussex County this April
NEWTON - Authorities aim to make the summer months more enjoyable and safer by spraying for mosquitos. The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control has schedualed an aerial...
Read more »

High Point Vikings face stiff competition
The opposition that the High Point High School boy’s lacrosse program faces this spring is unquestionably fierce on a regular basis. But, the Wildcats are battle-tested and...
Read more »
Image

Clark Fredericks overcome childhood trauma to inspire others
While he was sitting in prison awaiting trial for the murder of the man who had abused him throughout his childhood, Clark Fredericks had a revelation.
“I’m...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Local News
Bar Association to host Law Day
  • Apr 19, 2019
Sports
SCCC, Camden split twin bill
  • Apr 16, 2019
Sports
Skylanders seeking first win
  • Apr 16, 2019

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Lafayette, NJ