Defense Verdict Obtained in a Georgia Admitted Liability Case

Posted in Legal Alerts on December 19, 2022

Joshua C. Canton, managing partner of the firm's Thomasville, Georgia office, and Justin B. Hales, an associate in the firm’s Thomasville, Georgia office obtained a defense verdict in an admitted liability case involving a semi-tractor in Spalding County, Georgia following a three day jury trial. Plaintiff claimed that the crash lead to his need for a reconstruction of his mandible and asked for $1.8 million at trial. Defendant argued that Plaintiff's mandible reconstruction was caused by a preexisting condition and that Plaintiff was not injured in the crash. The jury came back with a defense verdict in 2 hours.