ASCO Power Technologies (Emerson Electric Co.) Awarded Defense Verdict
September 25, 2014
On September 25, 2014, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama awarded a defense verdict in favor of ASCO Power Technologies, L.P., a subsidiary of Emerson Electric Co., and one of its employees. Plaintiff was injured when his motorcycle and Defendants’ truck collided. After hearing compelling testimony from Defendants’ expert in accident reconstruction and the investigating police officer, the jury found that Plaintiff’s own contributory negligence was a cause of the accident, resulting in a defense verdict. Lightfoot attorneys Melody Eagan and Haley Cox represented the Defendants at trial.