Partner Robert L. Reisinger won a complete defense verdict.
Facts: The case arose out of an automobile versus pedestrian accident that occurred on Thanksgiving night in a residential neighborhood. Our client struck a seven year old child, who was playing in the roadway. Plaintiff alleged that the roadway was negligently designed by the co-defendant apartment complex. Plaintiff was transported from the scene by ambulance and was taken to the hospital. Plaintiff sustained a skull fracture and multiple leg fractures. He underwent a skin graft procedure and emergency repair of the fracture of his leg. Plaintiff also claimed that he sustained a traumatic brain injury.
Damages: Plaintiff alleged medical specials over $350,000 along with continuing pain and suffering and future medical treatment.
Result: Defense verdict.