NEW HAMPSHIRE TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENT REPORT
P.O. BOX 447
CONCORD, NH 03301
Plaintiff’s Attorney: Kenneth C. Brown
Case Title: Ralph Randall v. David Klepper
County: Strafford Date of Injury: 10/5/04
Liability Facts: The plaintiff was walking across Highland Street in the crosswalk at the intersection with Main Street when he was struck by a motor vehicle driven by the defendant.
Plaintiff: Sex: M Age at time of injury: 45
Occupation: Trash removal
Plaintiff’s Theory of Liability: The Defendant failed to keep a proper lookout, failed to keep his vehicle under control, failed to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, and failed to operate his motor vehicle in a careful and prudent manner.
Defendant’s Theory of Defense: Defendant denied any negligence and asserted comparative fault in that the plaintiff was wearing dark clothes at night.
Injuries: (Diagnosis/Prognosis/Permanency): Depressed lateral tibia plateau fracture
VERDICT/SETTLEMENT: Settled after suit but before trial for $98,000.00.
Kenneth C. Brown, Esquire
ABRAMSON, BROWN & DUGAN
1819 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Counsel for the Plaintiffs