Liberty Mutual v. Panelized

VERDICT

Trial
04/20/11 – 05/12/11

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Summary

In this construction negligence litigation proceeding, plaintiffs Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Thomas Novick alleged Panelized structures Inc of negligence because of which Mr. Novick an employee of the company was run over by a 14,000+ pound Sky-Trak 5028 rough-terrain forklift that was being parked by his supervisor, Floyd Nielsen, who was 74 years old at the time (September 1, 2004) and had retired ten years earlier.

The plaintiffs in this case comprised of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and Thomas Novick. Liberty Mutual Insurance Group was represented by attorney Elizabeth Foley. Thomas Novick was represented by attorneys John Shook and David Romaow. The defendant in this case, Floyd Neilsen and other defendants were represented by attorney Sean Brohawn.

The jury allocated 20% of the fault to the plaintiff, and awarded damages of $19,854,217.

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Outcome

Fault: 80% Defense, 20% Plaintiff
Medical Expenses: 1,571,202-Past, 7,077,415-Future
Earnings: 171,600-Past, 914,800-Future
Non-Economic: 2,629,800-Past, 7,889,400-Future

Sessions

AM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
PM Session
Not in Session
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APR
28
AM Session
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PM Session
Not in Session
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APR
29
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
AM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
MAY
2
MAY
11
MAY
12

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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