Lewark v. Southeast Bedding
Plaintiff recovers $50,000 for closed head injury
Facts: HCF’s client was Southeast Bedding, whose driver was involved in an intersection collision with plaintiff after defendant ran a red light. Negligence was admitted. Plaintiff allegedly suffered closed head injury resulting in post-traumatic stress disorder and debilitating migraines.
Alleged injury/damages: Closed head injury. $30,000 in medical expenses with alleged past and future lost income of more than $700,000
Last offer/Last demand: Plaintiff demanded client’s $1 million liability policy limits. Defendants offered $85,000.
Result: $50,000 verdict
Court: Superior Court of Muscogee County, Georgia
Attorneys: Richie Foster and Mike Crawford for defendant; Charlie Gower for plaintiff