Boyd & Jenerette Secures Full Defense Verdict In Recent Case

January 18, 2024 by on News

During the week of December 18, 2023, the firm successfully tried a case against a large plaintiff’s law firm, receiving a complete defense verdict. Bobby Schrader and Jennifer Meier tried the case involving a rear end clear liability accident.  The Plaintiff claimed significant and permanent injuries from the accident.  After a 4-day trial, in closing argument, Plaintiff’s counsel asked for $1.6 million in damages. Mr. Schrader argued that the accident did not cause any injury, or at most, a temporary aggravation of a pre-existing condition.  The jury returned a complete defense verdict finding that the accident did not cause any injury to the Plaintiff.

Robert E. Schrader, III
Shareholder / Practice Group Leader
Direct: 904.493.3762

About Robert E. Schrader, III

Robert Schrader is a shareholder in the firm and has over 25 years of state and federal litigation experience. He concentrates his practice in the areas of general litigation and trial advocacy. He serves a diverse client base and maintains an active caseload throughout Florida in matters involving premises liability, general liability, automobile personal injury defense, trucking liability, negligent security, wrongful death, and products liability. Mr. Schrader has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials with excellent results and is committed to pursuing effective results for his clients.

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Jennifer L. Meier
Direct: 904.299.7947

About Jennifer L. Meier

Jennifer Meier is an associate attorney in Boyd & Jenerette’s Jacksonville office. She practices auto liability defense, insurance defense, and general litigation.

Jennifer is a Jacksonville native and graduated from Bartram Trail High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Florida in 2017, and her law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2019.

Prior to attending law school, Jennifer was a Licensed Insurance Agent. Her previous work in the insurance industry gives her a greater understanding of the complex coverage issues arising out of her cases.

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