Columbia TN jury awards fraction of claimed medical charges

On October 29, 2018, a Maury County jury rejected a claim in Gilbert v Smith that blood clots requiring stents was caused by a significant rear end vehicle collision—negating a claim for some $130,000 in medical charges presented to the jury.  As for orthopedic injury, the jury awarded $17,300 of past medical charges as well as pain and suffering of $7,700 for a total verdict of $25,000.  A lost earning capacity claim of $17,500 was also rejected.

Kreis White represented the defendant.