Partner Stephen W. Moore successfully prevailed in a trial where the jury awarded a defense verdict of zero.
Facts of the case: Auto versus pedestrian accident where our client struck plaintiff in the street, 15 feet from the crosswalk, as plaintiff was jaywalking. Plaintiff sustained facial non-displaced fractures and a concussion.
Damages Submitted: $13,800
Plantiff’s last demand: $175,000
Defendant’s last offer: $22,000
Verdict: $0 (defense)