Levy & Pruett Wins Defense Verdict for DeKalb County 12/17/2009

Taylor v. DeKalb County; State Court of DeKalb County
Civil Action File No. 06A50694-7
Defense Verdict:  December, 2009

Plaintiff was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle driven by Robert Lamar, traveling north on Clairmont Road.  A DeKalb County police officer was driving southbound in a DeKalb County police unit on his way to back-up a fellow officer.  At approximately 2:30 a.m., Mr. Lamar attempted to make a left turn into an apartment complex across the southbound lanes of Clairmont and was struck by the police officer.  Plaintiff, who sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury and multiple fractures requiring surgery, sued DeKalb County alleging that the officer was speeding without his blue lights and sirens activated.  The jury returned a defense verdict on December 17, 2009. More
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