On any given day in the U.S., more than 90 people die and hundreds more are injured in motor vehicle accidents. In instances where these individuals and/or their survivors suffered harm due to the negligence of another, there may be ample grounds for a personal injury lawsuit.
It's important for each claim to be carefully vetted prior to bringing such an action, and it's necessary to be forthcoming about all pertinent facts. Failure to do so can result in sanctions - up to and including dismissal of the case.
This was reportedly the case in Comstock v. UPS Ground Freight, Inc., before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. A less-than-forthcoming plaintiff failed to abide by discovery rules, and subsequently forever lost the opportunity to have her case heard.