This is a car case in which verdict was $ 25,000 for loss of income, $ 20,000 for past pain and suffering and $ 0 for future pain and suffering. Smelling a problem, plaintniff’s attorney asked the court to interview jurors. One of them was a physical therapist, and plaintiff wanted to show that the jurur used his personal knowledge to find against plaintiff.
Plaintiff gets new trial, but now, loses all loss of income claims because basid non-economic loss not recoverable. Victory or defeat ?