PMT Winning in Court: Battle Tough and Trial Ready (Dec 2019)

PMT Winning in Court: Battle Tough and Trial Ready (Dec 2019)

In our world of insurance work,  we are all aware that above 90% of cases settle before trial.  Indeed, some estimate that the number of cases that settle before trial could be greater than 95%.  The reasons for this are simple and obvious:  parties to a lawsuit, especially where insurance is involved, want to avoid the unknown and sometimes shocking verdicts that juries can render.  And yet we all know that sometimes a case just cannot be settled and must be tried.  Insurance companies, self-insureds and the clients all want to know if you have the experience to take a tough case to a jury verdict.  At PMT, our highly experienced team of trial attorneys is prepared to do just that because our PMT trial team is battle tough and trial-ready. This month we share 2 recent defense verdicts that Emeka Nwokoro received in back to back trials in Brooklyn and Orange County. View Emeka Nwokoro’s bio Jury Verdict on the Issue of Liability Court: Supreme Court, Orange County Judge: The Honorable Craig Stephen Brown Type of Case: Slip and Fall/Premises Liability Caption: Joseph R. Turano and Regina Turano v. Sutton Hill II, LLC, Value Realty, Inc., and Mead Sealcoating & Parking Lot Maintenance, Inc. Index No.: EF003199/2018 Verdict Date: November 6, 2019 Plaintiff Joseph Turano, a 75 year old retired bus driver who lives with his wife Regina Turano in Middletown, New York, alleged that on March 8, 2018, at approximately 7:45 a.m., at the parking lot in front of the residential apartment complex where he lives, while he was clearing snow from his car, he slipped and...