Michelle Pryde v. Lester Silverstone
The Plaintiff, a 28 year old woman, was awarded $1.5 million after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Main Street in Bridgeport. The Defendant failed to yield the right of way to her, ran over her feet and threw her over the hood of the vehicle. The Plaintiff suffered from regional sympathetic dystrophy as a result of the accident. The jury deliberate for an hour and a half before returning the verdict.