Fla. Jury Awards $412M In Zoom Trial Over Highway Crash

By Cara Salvatore (October 8, 2020, 12:12 AM EDT) -- A Florida state jury has awarded $411.7 million in a damages-only Zoom jury trial over the case of a man who was severely injured when he was thrown from his motorcycle while trying to avoid a 45-car pileup.

The jury awarded the money to motorcyclist Duane Washington and his family. Washington was riding his motorcycle on July 28, 2018, when he encountered a large crash ahead of him, his lawyer, Ben Crump, said in a statement. Washington tried to swerve into the emergency lane but hit a truck stopped there, was thrown from his bike, and sustained life-altering injuries, Crump said....

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