Kristin Esposito and Valeri Nowik Save Insurer Significant Dollars in Cook County Jury Trial

October 11, 2018 / News

CM attorneys Kristen Esposito and Valeri Nowik recently tried a rear end accident case before a Cook County jury.  The insurer offered $50,000 to settle the case. The Plaintiff rejected the offer and demanded $140,000.  At trial, the Plaintiff demanded between $250,000 and $350,000.  The jury returned a verdict for the Plaintiff but for only $8,000.00 – a fraction of the settlement offer and far less than Plaintiff’s requested damages award.   This was  Kristin Esposito’s third verdict as a first chair, but first as a defense attorney.  It was Valeri Nowik’s first jury trial.

For more information about this case, please contact Kristin (kesposito@clausen.com) or Valeri (vnowik@clausen.com).

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