The firm is proud to announce that on March 20, 2013, Craig Stokley and Nathanial Martinez won a federal jury verdict for their client — Eagle Suspensions, Inc. After a three day jury trial before the Honorable A. Joe Fish in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, the jury awarded Eagle $327,500 in damages. Included within those damages the jury awarded $30,000 in exemplary punitive damages. Judge Fish is set to consider the amount of attorney fees to be awarded to Eagle in post-trial briefing.
The case involved a shipment that was seized at Mexican Customs. Eagle paid $90,000 for the shipment and hired the defendant to arrange for the shipment. In attendance on behalf of Eagle at trial were Eagle’s Vice-President, Everett Zeller, Craig Stokley, Nathanial Martinez, and senior paralegal Alex Gamino.
Download a copy of the verdict form here.