Defense Verdict in Jefferson Circuit Court

Maxwell D. SmithWHT attorneys Max Smith and Will Barker obtained a defense verdict in favor of their client, Loving Care Inc., in a jury trial on a negligent security claim in Jefferson Circuit Court. The plaintiff was going to a midnight bingo game when she was abducted, kidnapped, and sexually assaulted by a John Doe assailant. Plaintiff was seeking a total of $9 million in damages with a breakdown as follows: $5 million for pain and suffering and $4 million in punitive damages. The Jefferson County Jury found that the conduct of Loving Care Inc., was not a substantial factor in causing her tragic incident.

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