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Defense Verdict for Trucking Company

Butler Snow attorneys Adam J. Spicer and Arthur D. Spratlin, Jr.recently obtained a defense verdict for a national car-hauler in the Circuit Court of Washington County, Mississippi. LeAnn W. Nealey, a member of Butler Snow’s appellate advocacy group, served as appellate counsel. The Plaintiff suffered severe neck and spinal cord injuries when she struck a stopped vehicle waiting for the Defendant truck driver to complete a backing maneuver. Plaintiff asked for over $3.6 Million in closing. After a four-day trial, the jury returned its verdict for the trucking company after 30 minutes of deliberation.