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|VIDEO| AMFS Expert Analyzes Testimony Central to $52.9M CA Truck Crash Verdict

Posted by Gary Gansar, MD, FACS, AMFS Senior Medical Director on Sep 21, 2018 11:02:49 AM

As part of its partnership with American Medical Forensic Specialists, Dr. Gary Gansar analyzes testimony from Dr. Harris Fisk, whose opinion played a key role in a $52.89 million total verdict at trial over injuries two brothers suffered in a head-on crash with a semi-truck. The full analysis can be found at the AMFS site. You can watch extended video, along with the analysis, on CVN Essentials.


The Trial: Lennig v. CRST, et al., a California damages-only trial over injuries two brothers suffered in a head-on collision with a semi-truck.

The Expert: Dr. Harris Fisk, a neurologist, testifying for the plaintiff on the traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other complications one of the brothers suffered as a result of the crash.

The Verdict: $52.89 million total.

The testimony given by Dr. Harris Fisk during this California trial on damages was crucial to the $53 million verdict delivered to two brothers who were injured in a big rig trucking accident. Fisk calmly takes the jury through discussions of traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, sleep disorder, and stress-anxiety-depression disorder. These pathologies from different medical fields are brought together by the presentation from this distinctive, experienced neurologist testifying about cutting-edge issues.

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Topics: Lennig v. CRST, California

Brian Panish Opening Undercuts Surveillance Video, Sets Stage for $52.8M Verdict in Truck Crash Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 14, 2018 3:01:42 PM


Without an effective strategy to address it, post-injury video surveillance of a plaintiff can decimate even an otherwise strong personal injury case. In Lennig v. CRST, however, Brian Panish used his opening statement to blunt video surveillance of his client and ultimately turn the video back on the trucking company defendant, helping secure an eight-figure verdict in the process.

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Topics: Lennig v. CRST, California, Trucking