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Re: [infoguys-list] how would you defend this case?

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  • Marvin Woodworth
    Amy, which person are you defending, bob or Smith.. there is case for against both, but would rather defend Smith.. Smith, if he feels he was impaired or was
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 11, 2004
      Amy, which person are you defending, bob or Smith..
      there is case for against both, but would rather
      defend Smith.. Smith, if he feels he was impaired or
      was taking any meds or how long did he work before the
      accident... mentally tired, failure to yield right of
      way, the doctor possible, maybe for not discussing the
      side effects.. then Smith.. failure to control his
      vehicle to avoid an accident, last chance law, dui,
      excessive speed, then there is victims restitution and
      so on....
      Marvin Woodworth
      Investigation Services
      --- Jurydoctor@... wrote:
      > Now is your chance to play Perry Mason.. How would
      > you defend this case?
      > thanks,
      > amy
      >
      >
      >
      > Mark Smith was driving home from his job at the
      > mental health ward of the
      > Hospital at 11:30 p.m. at night. He had laser eye
      > surgery on one eye the day
      > before the crash. The eye surgery only required a
      > dilation of one eye and did
      > not affect his ability to drive the day of the
      > crash. Mr. Smith came to a stop
      > sign stopped, and looked both ways to turn left onto
      > a 4 lane road.
      >
      > Mr. Smith pulls out from the stop sign, never seeing
      > the car going 90 mph*,
      > and is T-boned, almost cutting his car in half. He
      > suffers a fractured neck
      > and is a quadriplegic with only limited used of his
      > arms. He will never walk
      > again and has spent everyday since the crash in a
      > hospital or nursing home.The
      > car going 90 MPH (on the 35 mph 4 lane road,) was
      > driven by 23 year old Bob,
      > who was legally drunk. Witnesses say Bob was
      > driving without headlights. Bob
      > says he saw Mr. Smith pulling out in front of him
      > from the stop sign and
      > flashed his lights at Mr. Smith and hit the brakes.
      >
      > * the 90 MPH car ( 35 mph 4 lane road ) driven by
      > 23 year Bob old was
      > legally drunk. Witnesses say Bob was driving
      > without headlights. Bob says he
      > saw Mr. Smith pulling out in front of him from the
      > stop sign and flashed his
      > lights at Mr. Smith and hit the brakes.
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > removed]
      >
      >
      >


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