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Jury Sides with Defendant After Hearing Evidence of Plaintiff’s Prior Injury

Posted on Dec 19, 2019 in Results

After deliberating for 25 minutes, a Gwinnett County jury returned a defense verdict for Anthony Matthews’ client. The plaintiff alleged a broken rib, as well as soft tissue back injuries.  Plaintiff was repeatedly impeached with evidence that his rib injury was pre-existing. At trial, the plaintiff asked for $85,000.