Defense Verdict in $50 Million Fraud and Tortious Interference Case
Best Evidence provided Jury Selection Assistance, Opening and Closing Strategy, Graphics, and Electronic Courtroom Presentation for the defense of a business tort case with a $50 million demand. In the six-week trial in Federal Court (Middle District, Tampa Division), the plaintiff claimed our client “destroyed” its business. Best Evidence provided the defense team with a jury selection script and a matrix of juror attitudes that corresponded with prior jury research verdicts. Working in concert with the trial team, Best Evidence consultants designed the winning graphics used in opening, closing and throughout the trial. The Best Evidence team provided a full electronic courtroom presentation to efficiently present the case. The jury needed less than 2 hours to return their verdict for the defense. In addition the jury awarded our client's counter-claim of approximately $1 million. Contact John Eichhorst, Esquire, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, (415) 434-1600.