Defendant's Admission of Guilt Helps Clinch $495,000 Car Crash Settlement
Torrington attorney J. Paul Vance Jr. helped secure a $495,000 settlement for a state DOT driver who was rear-ended on a state highway, sustaining several injuries.
A defendant driver’s honesty in deposition—following a request for admission that an accident across the highway distracted him, and caused him to rear-end a state Department of Transportation vehicle, injuring the driver—was the clincher in securing a $495,000 settlement for DOT employee Eric Adams, according to Adams’ attorney.
The request for admission is a discovery tool and a statement paper in which a defendant admits or denies certain questions.
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