Athens Jury Returns $600,000 Verdict in Serious Injury, Auto Accident Case

On February 12, 2015, Martin Walker, P.C. obtained a $603,000 verdict in an auto collision case in Athens, Texas.
Jack Walker of Martin Walker, P.C., represented Michael Shayne Hall against Randall Cody Gilcrease, an on-duty employee of Chandler Drug, LLC regarding a wreck Mr. Gilcrease caused on May 29, 2013. The trial lasted three days, and the jury returned a verdict of $603,000.00.
On May 29, 2013, Mr. Gilcrease failed to pay attention to the traffic ahead and failed to control his speed, and he rear-ended Mr. Hall at a high rate of speed, causing Mr. Hall’s vehicle to spin off the road.
The photographs illustrate the wreck’s severity:

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Mr. Hall’s injuries were severe, and he required surgical care, including a thoracic surgery (discectomy and fusion) performed in October 2014. Mr. Hall additionally needed a future cervical surgery (discectomy and fusion).