Costly Collisions: A Small-town Personal Injury Case Sends A Powerful Message to The Trucking Industry
ABA Journal – October 1, 2021
In Gadsden County, Florida, last October, six jurors and an alternate settled in for a long day in front of their home computers and mobile devices to hear a personal injury case. Among them was a pastor, a chiropractor and a state government worker.
The judge, presiding from his computer inside the century-old Gadsden County courthouse in downtown Quincy, population about 7,000, asked everyone to be ready for the Zoom trial by 8:30 a.m. Across the street in a rented office, the plaintiff’s legal team flipped open their laptops and prepared to make their arguments.