Jerry Ray Willis vs. Marten Transport, et al.

Date: April 2002
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Catastrophic Accident Litigation

Atlanta Div., C. A. File No. 1:00-CV-0103-ODE

Plaintiff was injured in a catastrophic accident when struck in the rear by Defendant's tractor-trailer. Plaintiff's vehicle was crushed and flipped end over end several times. Plaintiff alleged a head injury, traumatically induced epilepsy, PTSD, and a stress induced heart attack. Lowest demand prior to trial was $1,000,000. Demand at start of trial was $1.5 million with offer of $350,000. Plaintiff asked jury for a minimum of $4 million in pain and suffering and $90,000 in medicals.