Virginia: Vehicle Accidents – A Lawyer’s Pizza

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The November 2020 issue of Trial is titled “PERSUASION & BIAS”. It features a half-dozen articles on the topic: “6 Key Ingredients,” id. at 18-24; “Translating Pain and Suffering Damages,” id. at 26-30; “Appealing to CONSERVATIVE VALUES,” id. at 32-38; “How We Make DECISIONS,” id. at 40-43; “No Stone Unturned,” id. at 47-51; and “7 ELEMENTS FOR BUILDING A JUROR-CENTRIC STORY”. Id. at 54-56.

This Trial also reports 4 vehicle accidents in “Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS”. Id. at 10-14. “Negligent operation of forklift” highlights a $10,500,000.00 California jury award in 2020. Id. at 10. “Pizza delivery driver fails to maintain lane” covers a $5,780,000.0 North Carolina settlement in 2020. Id. at 12. “Failure to warn oncoming drivers of stopped tractor-trailer” recounts a $1,750,000.00 South Carolina settlement in 2020. Id. “Failure to inspect locomotive” chronicles a $676,600.00 jury award in 2020. Id. at 14.

Trial is the monthly legal journal of the American Association of Justice (“AAJ”), formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Mr. Waterman has been an AAJ/ATLA member for more than three decades.

Mr. Waterman’s law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and personal injury. Contact him about your case!