Rick Morphew v. Elizabeth M. Fortner

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Justice Court, Precinct 2, Smith County, Texas

Cause No.: SC16-0132 JP2

Trial Date: February 28, 2017

Summary: Defendant owned a home next door to Plaintiff’s home. A dead limb from Defendant’s tree fell and totaled Defendant’s vehicle. Plaintiff claimed he was damaged by slightly more than $10,000.00, but filed in Justice Court to get a quick setting. I argued that my client simply wasn’t negligent in her maintenance of her trees, and the jury found no negligence.

Case Type: Personal Injury

Economic Damages: $10,000.00

EA: $5,000.00

Verdict: $0.00.

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