Injured Physician Awarded More than $7 Million Following Wheelchair Incident

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CaseyGerry obtained a $7.6 million jury verdict for a physician who has been wheelchair-bound since 1983, when his neck was fractured in a diving accident. The litigation arose from a 2014 incident, when a Clinton River Medical Products defective product, a Tailwind power assist wheelchair failed — seriously injuring the physician, who was descending the ramp from his car in the wheelchair. Without warning the wheelchair’s power assist mechanism went out – sending the plaintiff crashing into an adjacent vehicle causing him to break his tibia and fibula and rendering permanent, excruciating pain.

Verdict: $7.6 Million

Gayle M. Blatt, Jason C. Evans, David Casey, Jr and Robert J. Francavilla

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2018-11-02T16:53:09+00:00By |Featured News, Result|

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