Partner John K. Paulson had a very successful result in a trial where the jury awarded a defense verdict of zero.
Facts of the case: Auto versus pedestrian accident where our client clipped plaintiff as the latter was crouching next to a parked vehicle. Plaintiff alleged low back pain and had a series of epidural injections and ultimately had lumbar spine surgery.
Damages Submitted: $232,500
Plantiff’s last demand: $643,000 demanded at trial
Defendant’s last offer: 998 Offer of $100,001
Verdict: $0 (defense)