"This is not a game. This is not a joke. This isn't an opportunity to slip one by you, as jurors." During closings at a FELA trial against BNSF, Anthony Sonnett reminds jurors of changing details in the story surrounding Charles Davidson's railyard injury.
In a personal injury suit, a plaintiff's credibility is critical, and successfully impeaching a plaintiff can be the key to swinging a verdict. In a trial against BNSF Railway Co. over a train yard accident that allegedly left a firefighter pinned to a guardrail by a utility cart, a cross-exam by Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith's Anthony Sonnett likely played a central role in a major defense win.