Josh Breithaupt Obtains a Defense Verdict in The City of St. Louis
Gloria Ramirez and Jose Luis Rodriguez v. Lance Kaden
Plaintiffs: Gloria Ramirez and Jose Luis Rodriguez
Josh represented: Defendant Lance Kaden
Venue: The City of St. Louis, Missouri
Facts: Plaintiff Gloria Ramirez alleged significant personal injuries arising from a motor vehicle accident with defendant Lance Kaden that occurred at the intersection of Loughborough Avenue and the onramp to Interstate 55 South in St. Louis, Missouri. Defendant disputed all liability for the motor vehicle accident and the parties tried the case to jury. In his closing argument, Plaintiffs’ counsel asked for up to $100,000.00 in damages. Josh asked the jury to enter a verdict in favor of Defendant Lance Kaden on all claims.
Verdict: The jury returned a verdict in favor of Defendant Lance Kaden on all claims. Prior to trial, Plaintiffs’ final settlement demand was $22,000.00. Defendant never made any settlement offer.