Admitted liability, serious and permanent injuries with multiple surgeries arising out of vehicle versus pedestrian crosswalk injury. Case transferred from prior counsel’s office. Plaintiff’s counsel refused to make any demands before trial, even in response to multiple offers, and asked for $32,686,419 from the jury. At mediation, plaintiff’s counsel indicated he would reject a bracket of $9M-$16M. Verdict for plaintiff in the amount of $8,000,000.
Three week trial