NATURE OF CASE: Personal injury litigation involving a child injured by a dog bite.
OUTCOME: Damages substantially mitigated: attorney offered $150,000 pre-trial and the jury awarded only $97,000.
ATTORNEY: William R Jackson, Esq., of Bolton, Gomes &Jackson, Santa Ana, represented the defendant. Mr. Jackson retained Richard Andersen to serve as a Vocational Expert and render an opinion regarding plaintiff's future loss of earning capacity.
ATTORNEY COMMENTS: Jury awarded nothing for future loss of earning, relying on Andersen's testimony.