The way winning lawyer Brent Savage of Savage, Turner, Pinckney & Savage in Savannah tells the story, the heat behind his $66.5 million verdict in Liberty County State Court came less from him and more from his opposing counsel.

“They put in the pretrial order that they wanted the jury to decide liability for a 124-miles-per-hour wreck. They said they were not the proximate cause. They said my kid was maybe at fault,” Savage said. “They inflamed the jury horribly.”