The jury found that the defendants were liable for the accident, but the plaintiff was assigned 20 percent comparative negligence. The jury determined that the plaintiff’s damages totaled $12,335,000, but the comparative-negligence reduction produced a net recovery of $9,868,000.
The plaintiff was awarded:
$335,000 past medical cost
$500,000 future medical cost
$4,000,000 past pain and suffering
$7,500,000 future pain and suffering