News Woman walks into ladder while texting. Jury awards her $161k.

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    Jury Awards $161K to Woman Who Walked Into Ladder While Texting.

    "DeToya Moody allegedly never saw the bright orange ladder of a bucket truck coming, mostly because it was not moving. The ladder, surrounded by bright orange cones, was raised across a Publix sidewalk the first three times Moody walked by.

    This time the worker operating the truck had lowered the ladder, and Moody was staring at her cell phone, sending a text, when surveillance cameras caught her walking directly into it.

    The company using the truck offered to settle for $5,000. Moody's attorney told them he'd accept $75,000.

    They went to trial.

    There, Moody's lawyer asked the jury for $155,000. But the jury was having no part of it. Instead, they awarded Moody $161,000, even after determining that she was eight percent at fault for the accident. That eight percent reduced her possible award from what could have been $175,000."
     
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  2. DrivenByDemons

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    8%?!?!?!?!?!?
     
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    WTF, only 8% at fault? How about 99.99% with that last .01% representing the ladder even being there plain as day for any dipshit not engrossed in their fucking phone to see.
     
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    Down fall of Western Civilization
     
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    "First kill all the lawyers" should have been followed by "and juries after that."
     
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    DeToya Moody.
    :backlol:

    Guilty !!
     
  8. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen New phone who dis? VIP

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    It's over. Best get your minds right. Hard times a 'comin'.
     
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    Don't trigger de toya.... She am be moody!
     
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    In all fairness, she was "engrossed" AKA checking out DawgShed on her phone
     
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    She suffered "a mild concussion and headaches, and has a slight indentation on her forehead"...pretty good payout for not looking where you're going.
     
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    Yeah, but she'll probably never be able to work again. You know, permanent disabilities and what not. I can only imagine that $161,000 was deemed to represent fair compensation for her lost lifetime earning potential.





    Apparently the jury believed she was going to live to be 261 years old. :dontknow:
     
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    Jew Lawyer and Black person. Add a liberal judge and thus is what you get.
     
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    Must have been a jury of her 'peers'.

    :quote:
     
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    I was in a bad motorcycle accident last year. The police report says it was 100% the car drivers fault. I'm just hoping to get enough money from his auto insurance to pay my medical bills.
    I should get her lawyer. If walking into a ladder is worth that much, I should get enough to move next door to Howard.
     
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    This. And I'm sure she had a jury of her "peers" sticking it to the white man.
     
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    Its all about the Text. lol they wanted to settle for 5 tho.
     
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    Reno did the guy have more than 25,000 coverage on his car. If so you got a winner ( insurance wise)
     
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