Favorable Verdict – Admitted Liability Case

Orlando Partners Scott Shelton and Michael Merrill received a very favorable verdict in Lake County against Morgan & Morgan. This was an admitted liability case involving a tractor trailer who rear-ended Plaintiff’s work vehicle. Plaintiff sustained injuries to his neck and back, which included surgery. There was no evidence of pre-existing conditions/treatment and Plaintiff was only 36 years old. The defense did not have clients appear at trial, had its surveillance struck, did not call any witnesses, and (over objection) the Court allowed Plaintiff to read portions of the Defendants’ CME doctor’s deposition who opined Plaintiff was injured.  Plaintiff requested just under $6,000,0000 during closing. The jury returned a verdict of approximately $234,000 as related to Plaintiff’s medical expenses (which was less than Defendants’ pre-trial offer), but found Plaintiff did not sustain a permanent injury and did not award any damages for pain and suffering.

Scott Shelton
(321) 972-0011

Michael Jason Merrill
(321) 972-0022

Our team is available to discuss the topics written here and ready to provide additional information contained in this article. Contact us for more information.

Jump to Page

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. We access and process information from these cookies at an aggregate level.