The Clarion-Ledger reported Sunday on a $14.3 million dollar judgment in Humphreys County in Stewart v. Hankins Home Builders.
Here is the Complaint.
The plaintiff fell off the second floor at a construction site and was paralyzed. He sued Hankins and Farrar Construction. Farrar was dismissed via summary judgement Here is that Order.
No one showed to defend Hankins and in 2016 the Court entered a default judgment.
On November 28, 2017 the Court entered a Judgement for Damages.
All but $1 million of the judgment is for economic damages. $10.9 million is for future medical care. The total judgment is $14,346,574.
John Satcher of Jackson represented the Plaintiff.