Jury Awards $161K to Woman Who Walked Into Ladder While Texting

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Lawyer Joseph Wilson said he knew he faced an uphill climb in suing on behalf of a woman who struck her head on the ladder of a bucket-truck lift that had been lowered across a sidewalk, partially blocking it.

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  • Ralph Ellison

    And some folks wonder why they‘re redlined.

  • Cathy - Phoenix

    Another great example of an adult not taking responsibility for their own actions.

  • James Atlanta

    H.L. Mencken is proved right again about the dangers of overestimating the intelligence of the American public, or in this case the jurors.

  • D Brin

    Another sad example of the legal process being used by people to shield themselves from the consequences of their poor decisions. Its always someone else‘s fault and plaintiff lawyers are there to monetize our baser emotions. Does removing accountability really help improve society? Of course not but its a great business model right?

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