Case Conclusion Date: November 7, 2007
Practice Area: Insurance
Outcome: Judgment for Plaintiff affirmed on appeal.
Description: This was a complicated claim for unpaid commissions. A Pulaski County jury awarded appellee John Meadors $2,509,127.60 on several breach-of-contract claims against his employer, appellant Aon Risk Services, Inc., of Arkansas. In order to prove this case, it was necessary to go through a tremendous amount of documentation and do investigation in Little Rock, Dallas, and Chicago. The trial judge substantially reduced the damages. This meant all parties ended up appealing the final judgment. On appeal. The Court of Appeals reinstated the jury's verdict. The Supreme Court denied review.