Jury Finds in Favor of Defendant after Plaintiff was Impeached Multiple Times
After deliberating for 20 minutes a DeKalb County jury returned a defense verdict for Ben Harbin’s client. The plaintiff alleged exacerbation of pre-existing injuries after the defendant improperly backed into his vehicle. Plaintiff refused to acknowledge treating with an orthopedist for similar injuries just days before the accident. At trial, the plaintiff introduced medical bills in excess of $17,000. The plaintiff asked the jury to award $48,000.