The passenger was riding in the front seat, traveling north on the I-485 ramp. The defendant drove into the curve of the ramp then lost control of the vehicle and ran off of the road to the right. The vehicle then traveled down an embankment and collided with the embankment wall. The vehicle continued up the embankment wall and began overturning. The vehicle flipped over violently and came to rest on the roof of the ramp from I-485 West to I-77 North. During the accident, the passenger was ejected from the vehicle and landed on the ramp several feet from the vehicle.
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Settlement (and Appeal by Defendant, Universal Insurance Company)
Pauling, et al. v. Patterson, et al., 08-CVS-25600
Universal Insurance Co. v. Pauling, et al., 09-CVS-24342
David Murray, The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte, North Carolina.