Multi-Million Dollar Verdict in Alterman v. Zep Construction

Posted by msch on Feb 24, 2010 11:26:00 PM

Alterman v. Zep Construction Verdict

The jury in Alterman v. Zep Construction awarded the plaintiff approximately $4.5 million in compensatory damages, $4M of which was for Tyler Brashear's loss of his father.

The jury assigned 65% negligence to Zep Construction; 30% negligence to Traffic Control Products, and 5% negligence to Pablo Merlos, the driver of the truck.

The jury also found by clear and convincing evidence that punitive damages were warranted against both Zep Construction and Traffic Control Products.  

As a result, the punitive damages phase of the trial will begin tomorrow (Thursday, February 25th) at 9:30am Eastern Time.

CVN will continue to webcast the Alterman v. Zep Construction trial video live


Topics: Alterman v. Zep Construction, Vehicle Collision