– IN BRIEF: Zoom jury trial results in $2 mln verdict against RLI Insurance
After a four-day trial conducted online, a federal jury in Ohio has found that RLI Insurance must reimburse its insured, PI&I Motor Express, $2 million that Motor Express paid to settle a lawsuit by a contractor’s employee who was severely injured while hauling inventory at a client’s manufacturing site.
The worker, Ryan Marshall, had both legs amputated after the 2014 accident at Dura-Bond’s Pennsylvania plant. He received workers’ compensation benefits from Dura-Bond and sued Motor Express and his direct employer, Motor Express’ contractor, for pain and suffering and other damages.
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