Settlement Trims $6.5 Million From Record Verdict
The defense had argued that Gordils was drunk and claimed his judgment was impaired when he decided to walk across the highway.
In total, Gordils spent nine months in the hospital and endured 25 surgeries. He has brain damage, uses a wheelchair and cannot grip anything with his hands. He needs around-the-clock care. "He is the most catastrophically and traumatically injured client we have ever represented and I've represented some catastrophically injured people," said Faxon.•
The Associated Press contributed to this report.