Adam Jones v. John Doe

Date: April 2015
Court: Texas State Court

Ed Slaughter and Saxon Guerriere along with other defense counsel obtained a favorable verdict after a four day jury trial in Texas.  Plaintiff claimed permanent disability as a result of the accident and subsequent back surgery and sought punitive damages based on the defendants conviction for driving while under the influence of alcohol.  The jury returned a verdict in the amount recommended by defense counsel which was less that 1% of the plaintiff’s jury demand.  (*Note: Names of the parties have been changed)