Cannon v. E&D

VERDICT

Trial
04/23/07 – 06/08/07

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Summary

Doug Cannon, who was severely burned when a tow truck smashed into the rear of his stalled Mustang, sued both the tow truck company and Ford Motor Company.

Before jurors began deliberating, some parties settled out for $31.25 million.

The jury found that the plaintiff was only 1% negligent, and awarded damages of $12 million.

Outcome

Injuries: 12,000,000.00

Fault
E&D Repair 85%
AAA Midatlantic: 14%
Doug Cannon: 1%

Case Information
Attorneys
Witnesses

Sessions

MAY
3
MAY
4
MAY
7
MAY
8
MAY
9
PM Session
Defense Witness(es)
22 Chapters
MAY
10
AM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
MAY
11
AM Session
Defense Witness(es)
2 Chapters
MAY
15
MAY
16
MAY
22
MAY
23
MAY
24
PM Session
Defense Witness(es)
24 Chapters
MAY
29
AM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
JUN
6
AM Session
Verdict
3 Chapters
JUN
8

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