St. Louis jury returns $3,000,000 verdict in car accident case

Car Accident.jpgA St. Louis jury recently returned a verdict for $3,000,000 in favor of the plaintiff in a car accident case. The case was brought by Alnita Smiley against the City of St. Louis. Smiley alleged that a city truck turned in front of her causing her to swerve her vehicle and strike several parked cars. She further alleged that she suffered severe and permanent injuries in the accident, including a head injury, broken ribs, and several broken vertebrae. The City’s attorney has filed a motion seeking a reduction of the verdict.