Collins v. Pizza Hut of America, Inc., Superior Court Maricopa County, Arizona, Case No. CV 2009-014637
Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed lawsuit and paid defendant its costs as sanctions. December, 2012.
The plaintiff was operating his motor vehicle when he was struck by the defendant’s employee. The accident caused severe injuries to the plaintiff, including six broken ribs, a punctured lung, three fractured vertebrae, a fractured pelvis, and a traumatic brain injury. The plaintiff’s demand was in the seven figures. Litigation Management Counsel investigated the accident within 24 hours and coordinated the accident reconstructionist and human factors experts to develop a computer simulation of the accident. Through aggressive targeted discovery, LMC compelled the plaintiff to dismiss his case on the eve of trial.