Partner Robert L. Reisinger successfully prevailed in a trial where the jury returned with a complete defense verdict.
Facts of the case: Our client was driving a rental vehicle owned by our client rental car company when he struck a pedestrian in the marked crosswalk at Rosewood and Vermont in Los Angeles, California.
Plaintiff initially complained of right sided knee pain, but later underwent arthroscopic surgery on her left knee. Plaintiff’s treating physicians opined that she required left shoulder surgery and left patella replacement surgery.
Prior to trial the defense offered $58,000 and plaintiff demanded over $200,000. At trial, plaintiff asked the jury for over $500,000. After deliberating for about half an hour, the jury returned with a complete defense verdict.