Tracy Morgan is breathing a sigh of relief now that his settlement with Wal-Mart is over, a year after the New Jersey turnpike crash that left the actor in the hospital and k!lled his friend and fellow comedian James McNair, the legal battle between Wal-Mart and Tracy Morgan is over.
With no details made public, attorneys for the parties have come to proposed confidential settlement a filing federal court in the Garden State today revealed. “Wal-Mart did right by me and my family, and for my a.ssociates and their families,” said Morgan in a statement Wednesday. “I am grateful that the case was resolved amicably.”
“Wal-Mart did right by me and my family, and for my a.ssociates and their families,” said Morgan in a statement Wednesday. “I am grateful that the case was resolved amicably.”
A motion put before the court on Wednesday to to seal certain documents referred to a “confidential settlement negotiations and the confidential final settlement amounts” between Morgan’s camp and Wal-Mart.
“Our thoughts continue to go out to everyone that was involved in the accident,” said Wal-Mart U.S. CEO walmart logoGreg Foran in a statement of his own today on the June 8, 2014 crash. The tragic incident saw the limo carrying the 30 Rock alum, McNair and two others struck by a Wal-Mart truck on the highway. McNair was k!lled almost instantly while Morgan suffered a head injury as well as a broken leg and various broken ribs.