United States District Court, S.D. Georgia, Savannah Division
DALLAS NESBITT, individually and as next friend of A.N., a minor; and BRIANNA CORDOVA, individually and as next friend of A.N., a minor; Plaintiffs,
BRITTANY BACOT, Defendant.
WILLIAM T. MOORE, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN
DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
the Court are Defendant Brittany Bacot's Motion for
Special Verdict Form (Doc. 36) and Motion in Limine (Doc.
37). Plaintiffs have responded to both motions. (Doc. 43;
Doc. 44.) In this case, Plaintiffs allege Defendant's
negligence contributed to the injuries suffered by A.N. as
the result of a multivehicle automobile accident. (Doc. 1.)
Defendant Bacot remains the sole defendant in this case after
all others were dismissed by stipulation.
careful consideration, Defendant's Motion for Special
Verdict Form (Doc. 36) is DISMISSED AS MOOT.
The parties have submitted verdict forms in their Proposed
Consolidated Pretrial Order. (Doc. 61.) The Court will adhere
to its usual practice: deciding on an appropriate draft
verdict form after consulting with the parties in a pretrial
conference. Both parties will have an opportunity to offer
argument as to the verdict form at that time.
Motion in Limine, Defendant seeks to exclude eight categories
of potential evidence and testimony:
(1) Liability insurance of Defendant;
(2) Plaintiffs' anxiety, agony, concern, or worry
concerning medical expenses;
(3) Conversations between Plaintiffs and any treating
physicians or medical care providers;
(4) Objections of counsel made during depositions;
(5) Potential jurors knowledge or affiliation with insurance
(6) Settlements entered into between any Defendants'
liability insurer and Plaintiffs;
(7) Lay witness testimony concerning causation or liability;
(8) Arguments or inferences that the jury should send a
message to the insurance industry.
have no objections to Defendant's first, fifth, sixth,
and eighth requests. (Doc. 44.) Accordingly, those ...