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Angela Kopet Defends Client in Automobile Accident, Obtains Favorable Result

May 22, 2018

Angela Kopet successfully defended a client involved in a motor vehicle accident whom entered a highway and struck the side of plaintiff’s car. Plaintiff thereafter lost control and flipped her car down an embankment. Plaintiff sought $500,000 in damages.

At trial Angela admitted her client struck Plaintiff’s car, but argued that it was a minor impact and Plaintiff should have been able to remain on the roadway after the impact. Instead, she lost control of her vehicle which was the cause of the damages.  The jury returned a verdict finding Plaintiff 40% at fault for the accident and awarded $28,000 in damages.  After calculating the comparative fault of Plaintiff, the verdict was in the amount of $16,800, less than 4 % of the amount sought by plaintiff.

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