New York City and New York State have agreed to pay $18 million to settle a lawsuit with the sole survivor of a 2006 car accident on the Bronx River Parkway that killed six others. The suit alleged the accident was caused by an unsafe median barrier. The city and state will each pay $9 million. The settlement was reached on Jan. 2 before Bronx Supreme Court Justice Alice Tuitt, according to the plaintiff’s attorney, Jeff Korek of Gersowitz Libo & Korek.
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