T-bone Auto Collusion, Soft-tissue Injury

Style of Case: Latham v. Harman
Client: Jacob Harman
Trial End Date: 2/11/2014
Court: Third Judicial Circuit, Madison County, Illinois
Type of Case: T-bone Auto Collision, Soft-tissue Injury
Judge: The Honorable Andy Matoesian
Reed Armstrong Lawyer who tried the case: Joshua Severit

Jury Verdict

Plaintiff was traveling Southbound at highway speed on Troy O’Fallon Road when the defendant pulled out in front of his vehicle from Lebanon Road. Defendant admitted he was on the phone with his sister at the time of the accident. Plaintiff refused medical treatment at the scene but went to the emergency room the following day. Thereafter, he treated with his family physician and physical therapist for almost three months. Plaintiff claimed an injury to his neck and low back as a result of the collision. Plaintiff’s medical bills totaled $10,098. Although Defendant admitted he was negligent in causing the collision, Plaintiff alleged Defendant’s use of a cell phone at the time of the collision was willful and wanton conduct.

Last Demand: $62,230.00
Verdict: $13,232.00