$25 Million Jury Verdict for Catastrophic Injuries of Pedestrian In a Case of Speeding, Distracted Driver

Anthony Bearden was walking along the shoulder of a residential road when Lloyd Young approached in a Jeep Grand Cherokee and struck him. Bearden suffered orthopedic surgeries and a traumatic brain injury. He now requires the use of a wheelchair and suffers from pain and mental distress.

Bearden sued Young, alleging negligence and wantonness. Bearden also maintained that the defendant had been speeding and driving while distracted.

After the jury trial, the jury signed a verdict for $25 million in compensatory damages.

The attorneys successfully handling this case for Anthony Bearden were Andrew J. Moak and Brandon T. Bishop.

Bearden v. Young, No. 52-CV-2020-900029 (Ala. Cir. Ct. Morgan County).

Kreisman Law Offices has been handling traumatic brain injury lawsuits, pedestrian accident cases, bicycle accident lawsuits, car accident cases, intersection crash lawsuits and wrongful death cases for individuals, families and loved ones who have been injured, harmed or killed by the carelessness or negligence of another for more than 45 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Arlington Heights, Antioch, Barrington, South Barrington, Calumet City, Deerfield, Evanston, Elmhurst, Flossmoor, Highland Park, Highwood, Olympia Fields, Morton Grove, Chicago (Ravenswood, Roscoe Village, Albany Park, Ravenswood Manor, Old Town, Ukrainian Village, Humboldt Park, Pilsen, Near South Side, Bridgeport, Canaryville), Maywood, North Riverside, Brookfield and Bellwood, Ill.

Robert D. Kreisman has been an active member of the Illinois and Missouri bars since 1976.

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