Day: October 11, 2017

On October 5, 2017, a Fulton County jury awarded a defense verdict in favor of the City of Sandy Springs after about an hour and a half of deliberations in the case of Prim v. E.M.S. Ventures, Inc. and the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia, State Court of Fulton County, Civil Action File No. 11EV014016H.  During the four day trial, the plaintiff argued that emergency medical technicians and paramedics of Sandy Springs Fire Rescue negligently burned a 21 month old child who was suffering from a prolonged seizure.  The plaintiff argued for a verdict of over $900,000 in damages in closing argument.  After hearing from Sandy Springs’ witnesses and experts, and Kevin Doyle’s closing argument, the jury concluded that the first responders of Sandy Springs properly treated plaintiff’s child under the circumstances, awarding Sandy Springs a defense verdict.  Lokey, Mobley and Doyle thanks the excellent members of Sandy Springs Fire Rescue for their support during this trial and for their continued service for the citizens of the City of Sandy Springs.