Case Conclusion Date: 06.24.1991
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: Jury verdict for defendant affirmed
Description: Worker brought action against forklift operator to recover for injuries sustained as result of accident on construction site. The DeKalb Superior Court, Castellani, J., entered judgment for forklift operator pursuant to jury verdict, and worker appealed. The Court of Appeals, Banke, P.J., held that trial court properly charged jury on doctrines of legal accident, comparative negligence, and avoidance of consequences.