Defense Verdict in Auto Accident Resulting in Quadriplegia; Negligent Maintenance of Vehicle

Bill Martin obtained a defense verdict after an 11-day trial in which Plaintiff’s attorney asked the jury to award $150 million in damages against the owner of an automobile.  The insured client was sued for negligent maintenance which allegedly caused hydroplaning and a spinout on The Florida Turnpike, following which the plaintiff mother and her infant were struck by a passing truck resulting in the child’s quadriplegia.