$150,000 verdict in Intentional Harm / Assault case

Belfast, Knox County, Maine. In this personal injury intentional harm case, plaintiff suffered a broken neck and became paralyzed after defendant assaulted him at a party knocking him over a railing onto a stone driveway. Both parties had been drinking heavily. Plaintiff did incur lost wages and did regain use of his arms and legs but continued to have nerve damage. Defendant claimed he had not even seen defendant at party. Prior to trial, settlment offer was $50,000.