Case Conclusion Date: August 1, 2007
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Outcome: $101,000 verdict for Plaintiff
Description: Plaintiff was a passenger in a car that veered off of the highway because the driver claimed he blacked-out unexpectedly. Defendant asserted the "sudden medical emergecy" defense and argued he was not accordingly negligent. Plaintiff was able to show that Defendant had a history of blurred vision and dizziness and that was the cause of him losing control. State trooper who testified on behalf of the defendant was neutralized at trial, when it was shown that his measurements were not accurate. Jury returned a verdict in favor of Plaintiff in less than one hour. Defense offered $20,000 to settle case prior to trial.