DRI members and trial counsel H. Lane Young II
of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP
, in Atlanta, Georgia, and Andrea Caro
of Zimmerman Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A.
in Orlando, Florida, recently obtained a verdict for defendant Brisk Transportation in Broward County, Florida, in a two-week trial. The case was brought by a plaintiff, individually for her injuries and on behalf of her minor child, alleging serious injuries, including quadriplegia of the child, stemming from a tractor-trailer incident on the Florida Turnpike. The plaintiff asked for over $75 million in damages from the jury. The jury deliberated less than two hours and returned with a verdict completely exonerating the defendant of any wrongdoing.
This defense win was featured in the September 5 issue of The Voice
, DRI's weekly e-newsletter. DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel.