CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) __ A Champaign County judge has awarded
about $11 million to woman critically injured in a 2004 traffic
collision near Mahomet. Carla Link of Burlington, Iowa, suffered
brain trauma and extensive nerve damage when a driver of a truck
fell asleep and slammed into the van in which she was riding.
Doctors said in a deposition that intense pain from nerve damage
will likely continue the rest of her life. Iowa, will continue to
have intense pain from nerve damage for the rest of her life.
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