Complete Defense Verdict by John Fairless on behalf of ranch owner and employees

Posted on October 16, 2013

In a recent trial held in Pueblo District Court, John Fairless obtained a complete defense verdict for a ranch owner on claims against the ranch and its employees for negligence, outrageous conduct, negligent hiring and supervision, civil conspiracy and vicarious liability.  The Plaintiff alleged a ranch employee assaulted him and caused physical injury and severe emotional distress.  The Plaintiff asked the jury to award $1,000,000.  The jury found that Plaintiff was not injured in the incident, that the employee did not engage in negligent or outrageous conduct, and that the employee’s actions did not cause any injury to Plaintiff.

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