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More lawsuits filed in deadly I-75 crash in Ooltewah

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Four lawsuits were recently filed against the trucking company and driver involved in a deadly crash almost one year after the wreck.

One family of someone who was killed in the crash is seeking $50-million; another family is seeking $2-million for injuries.

That lawsuit claims driver Benjamin Brewer and Cool Runnings Express' negligence caused the I-75 crash, which led to the family's pain, mental anguish and suffering.

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Six people were killed after police say the truck Brewer was driving slammed into eight cars backed up near the Ooltewah exit.

In all, a lawsuit has been filed in connection to each death. 

Brewer faces six counts of vehicular homicide and DUI.

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His trial is expected to start in November.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this story. 

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