Verdicts & Settlements

Comparative negligence reduces award for mutilation

$1.72M becomes $877K after jury finds woman 49% responsible for her injury

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A Cobb County jury reached a $1.72 million verdict, then reduced the award by 49 percent due to the comparative negligence of the plaintiff, who was severly injured when a roll-away trash container she had rented fell on her leg.

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