Verdict: Not Guilty
Date: September 2010
Summary: Plaintiff entered bi-directional median left turn lane intending to make a left turn when she collided with Defendant who had just exited a private driveway. Plaintiff sustained a fractured sternum, cuts and bruises, and required observation due to a prior kidney transplant. Defendant was attempting to make a left turn. The Defendant was ticketed and pled guilty in traffic court. Defendant stated that traffic was completely stopped and two other drivers waved her through the gap between cars, at which time she cautiously and slowly crossed the lanes and stopped before entering the bi-directional median. Defense contended that Plaintiff was traveling too fast and that Plaintiff’s testimony was not credible and in direct contradiction to Defendant and his eyewitnesses as to how the crash occurred.
Category: Car Accidents, Other Cases