$6.5 Million Recovered for Client Injured in Head-On Collision
A.S. V. Smith Oil Company, Inc., Dennis Eugene Endsley, Jr., and Federated Mutual Insurance Company | Caddo Parish, Louisiana, 1st Judicial District Court | CASE NO. 582086
Several weeks before a jury trial was to take place in Shreveport, Louisiana, Cunningham Bounds' attorneys obtained a $6,500,000 settlement on behalf of their clients. Plaintiffs alleged that the defendant Smith Oil Company acted both negligently and wantonly in entrusting its company truck to an employee who was impaired. Plaintiffs also alleged that the employee was negligent and wanton by operating the Smith Oil Company vehicle while he was impaired due to drugs.