Parsons v. Dorsey and Spalding County

Michael L. Werner

Practice Area:Trucking Accident

Outcome:$4,863,755 Verdict

Description:Defendant, Mr. Dorsey, was driving a school bus back to the bus terminal and was traveling East McIntosh Road at a high rate of speed when he crossed the center line and struck the vehicle occupied by Robert and Matthew Parsons.Matthew Parsons sustained fractures of his arm and underwent an open reduction, internal fixation of left displaced radius and ulna fracture at the Henry Medical Center. After surgery, he developed compartment syndrome and was left with limited use of his right arm.He was awarded $3,730,000.00.Robert Parsons suffered from an open left humeral shaft fracture, left tibial shaft fracture, right clavicle fracture, and right forearm fracture. He was awarded $1,133,755.00.Both were subsequently settled for a confidential amount. sum.