Our client was 96 years old and was run over while walking to her exercise class at the retirement home. The driver was a 92 year old resident of the same retirement home who mistakenly hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. The driver was defended by his insurance company and refused to recognize the loss that our client’s family had suffered. In the insurance company’s view, the loss of a 96 year old family member was not significant. The jury saw things differently.
[Thomas Q. Kintigh v. Marianne Temple (Warren County Court of Common Pleas, case no. 04CV 62780)]