Zaslow represents the family of James McNair, who was killed June 7, 2014 on the New Jersey Turnpike after a Walmart tractor-trailer crashed into a limo van in which he, Morgan and others were riding in.
The amount of the settlement was subject to a confidentiality agreement between Walmart and McNair’s children, 19-year-old Danita and 26-year-old Jamel.
“Nothing can take the place of their father,” Zaslow said. "But to the extent that their father would have continued to work to support them, their father would be very happy with what his legacy has left them.”
This is the first out of court settlement related to the accident. Morgan has filed a separate lawsuit in federal court in New Jersey.
Walmart admitted no wrongdoing, but truck operator Kevin Roper has been accused in criminal court of operating without having slept for more than 24 hours.
In a statement, Walmart said, "We know there is nothing we can do to change what happened to Mr. McNair, but Walmart and his family have worked closely together to reach an agreement. Walmart will continue to work to conclude all of the remaining issues and we’re committed to doing what’s right."