July 20, 2018

Unanimous Verdict For The Defense

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.