Leah K.

asked • 01/08/14

I need to solve the following application.

John Doe (plaintiff) was not wearing his seatbelt while driving down the highway. Susan Smith (defendant), while traveling the opposite direction, veers into the plaintiff's lane and causes a head on collision. Plaintiff sues on the basis of personal injury, and the jury awards the plaintiff $100,000. The jury also finds the plaintiff was 20% at fault and the defendant 80% at fault. The plaintiff's amount will be reduced by his percentage of fault. How much does each party get? 

1 Expert Answer


Vivian L. answered • 01/08/14

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Steve S.

I.e., defendant has to pay the $80,000 to the plaintiff.


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