|Mark Lockett Secures Favorable Verdict for the Defense|
Bonner Kiernan attorney Mark Lockett received a favorable verdict after a seven day trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Plaintiff fell over a flatbed hand truck while walking through the checkout aisle of a national retail store. The incident was captured on videotape surveillance. Plaintiff alleged lumbar/cervical disc herniations, carpel tunnel syndrome, regional pain syndrome and depression as a result of the fall. She claimed that she was permanently injured and incurred $2.5 million in economic loss. The jury returned a verdict of $5,000 reduced 50% of plaintiff’s comparative negligence.