Trial Defense Verdict in Madison County for Bob Blackburn

On October 10, 2017,  Bob Blackburn was successful in securing a defense verdict for a national petroleum refining and logistics company during trial in Madison County, Alabama. At trial, Plaintiff presented evidence that the tail end of Defendant’s tractor trailer crossed over the median while attempting to navigate a sharp turn. Plaintiff was traveling in the opposite lane and crashed into Defendant’s tractor trailer when Plaintiff lost control attempting to avoid the portion of the tractor trailer in his lane. During the proceedings, Defendant successfully proved that Plaintiff was contributorily negligent in failing to approach the sharp turn at the appropriate speed.