Scott Britton Obtains Directed Verdict at Trial
Scott Britton tried a wrongful death claim of April 21-May 2, 2003.
The plaintiff a decedent was allegedly electrocuted at a construction site owned by Mr. Britton's client. After collapsing on the job site the coroner determined that the worker suffered a heart attack. He indicated there was no evidence of electrocution. Plaintiff's maintained that the electrical cord being used by the plaintiff decedent at the time of the occurrence was frayed and led to his electrocution. After the close of evidence, Mr. Britton filed a motion for directed verdict, as a there was no basis for the allegations against his client, the owner, for causing the death of the plaintiff. The judge agreed and dismissed the defendant owner before jury deliberations.