CFHO Obtains No Negligence Verdict in Motor Vehicle Accident Trial
Edward Rosales v. Kerry Strahan, assigned to the 250th Judicial District, Travis County, Texas (tried in the 53rd Judicial District before Judge Scott Jenkins).
After a rear end collision, Plaintiff claimed numerous injuries to his neck, shoulder, and elbow. Prior to litigation, Plaintiff received numerous pre-surgical injections to his right elbow, left arm, and left shoulder, and underwent surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder. Plaintiff’s medical bills totaled $43,779.28, including treatment for leg pain allegedly resulting from complications during the shoulder surgery. In addition to his past medical treatment, Plaintiff sought $28,783.00 in future medical expenses, $12,555.00 in past lost wages and earning capacity, and $1,993.00 in property damages. At trial, Plaintiff asked the jury to award over $295,000.00. Based upon the jury’s finding of “no negligence” as to Defendant, the jury was not required to deliberate further regarding damages. No negligence as to Defendant. Congratulations to Tushar Pandya and Michael DeNuccio.