Defense Verdict in Less Than Thirty Minutes in Admitted Fault Case
On July 28, 2016, Becky Gabelman obtained a defense verdict from a Fulton County jury. Plaintiff alleged $12,080 in healthcare specials following an admitted fault accident. While there was no complaint of injury at the scene, plaintiff treated at the emergency room the following day and subsequently with a chiropractor who was referred by his attorney for soft tissue injuries. After deliberating for less than thirty minutes, the jury returned a verdict for the defendant. Prior to trial, defendant last offered $1,750 to plaintiff to settle the case.