In Odd Ga. Hit-and-Run Case, Truck Driver Receives $750K Jury Award
“The other driver said he did not know he hit our client’s truck and did not know our client had jumped on the back of his trailer,” plaintiff attorney David Tuszynski said. “Also, he testified that he would not have stopped if our client had not [later] blocked him.”
An Atlanta law firm has secured a $750,000 verdict for its client in a bizarre hit-and-run tractor-trailer case.
Following a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones of the Northern District of Georgia, a jury has found in favor of James “Jim” DeFrancesco, a truck driver from upstate New York whose 18-wheeler was reportedly struck a second 18-wheeler driven by John Stephens, who was accused of leaving the scene.
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