$720K verdict for man who kicked live electrical wire

Hart County EMC is liable, but jury reduces award by 30 percent after the defense argued that the plaintiff was partly responsible

, Daily Report


A man who casually kicked a piece of metal on the ground - which turned out to be a live electrical wire that burned his leg severely - has won $504,000 from the Hart County Electric Membership Corp. A. Joel Williams and Matthew B. Stoddard of Law & Moran (above) argued the personal injury case in Hart County.

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