Attorneys Sadé Turner and Nicholas Bender recently obtained a defense verdict on an underinsured motorist benefits breach of contract lawsuit against an insurance company involving a serious foot injury. In a matter tried in the Third Judicial District, the plaintiff sought only general damages and heavily emphasized to the complicated nature of the foot injury, which required 5 surgeries to correct and rehabilitation periods after each surgery. Defense counsel introduced evidence of the medical expenses and emphasized the plaintiff’s post-accident ability to travel the world, work long hours, and otherwise enjoy a high quality of life. The jury deliberated only a short time and returned a unanimous verdict of $0.
July 20, 2018