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$353 million jury award in Texas and the third high-profile verdict in 2021: Will we see more in 2022?

Briefing
1 November 2021
2 MIN READ
2 AUTHORS

On 25 October 2021, a Texas jury awarded a $353 million verdict to a pedestrian – United Airlines wing walker Ulysses Cruz – who was struck by a van at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport in September 2019. Cruz was left paraplegic as a result of the accident. Cruz filed a lawsuit against Allied Aviation Fueling Co of Houston Inc (the owner of the van) and Reginald Willis (the driver of the van) in November 2019 in Houston (the “Defendants”).

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