Style of Case: Dianne Miller v. Daniel Jolivette
Client: Daniel Jolivette
Trial End Date: 1/11/2010
Court: Third Judicial Circuit, Madison County, Illinois
Type of Case: Side Swipe; Personal Injury Auto; Admitted Negligence
Judge: The Honorable Tom Chapman
Reed Armstrong Lawyer who tried the case: Tori L. Walls
The plaintiff was awarded $13,000 by the arbitrators pursuant to Madison County’s mandatory arbitration system. The plaintiff rejected the arbitration award.
At trial, the plaintiff asked for an award of her medical bills in the amount of $5,775.00, her lost wages in the amount of $230.00, and over $25,000 for pain and suffering and loss of normal life. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff in the amount of $7,505.00 ($5,775 medical bills, $1,500 pain and suffering, $230 lost wages, $0 loss of normal life).
Last Demand: $18,000
Verdict: $7,505 for plaintiff