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Feldman Shepherd secures a $2.375M settlement for the family of State Trooper killed while on duty in Gloucester County, New Jersey.

January 25, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – Feldman Shepherd attorneys John M. Dodig and
Jason A. Daria, secured a $2.375 million recovery in favor of the family of State Trooper Sean
Cullen, who was struck and killed in the line of duty while responding to a motor vehicle

On March 7, 2016, shortly after 8 pm, 31-year-old, New Jersey State Trooper, Sean Cullen,
assigned to the Bellmawr station, responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 295 in
West Deptford Township NJ. Trooper Cullen was attempting to reach a vehicle that caught fire
in the accident. While attempting to cross the southbound lanes of I295 to render assistance
Trooper Cullen was struck by a car driven by a 22- year-old woman who failed to “move over”.
Trooper Cullen, died at the hospital, on March 8th, 2016, several hours later, as a result of
massive injuries. Trooper Cullen was engaged and leaves behind his fiancée, two young sons,
parents and brothers and a sister.

Dodig stated, “This was a very sad and tragic case that befell this wonderful family and loving
community. Trooper Cullen loved his job as a New Jersey State Trooper and lost his life serving
the citizens of New Jersey. His sacrifice will never be forgotten”.

  • Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP attorneys are licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin. In addition, our attorneys practice in other states on a pro hac vice basis. Pro hac vice admission is when a lawyer not licensed in a particular state associates with a lawyer who is licensed in that state and obtains the court’s permission to jointly represent a client in a specific matter.