This week, more than five years after Randle plowed into
"She's a nice young woman and I'm sure she will forever see that man hitting the hood of her SUV," he said on Thursday.
But, he said, the injuries Jacobus suffered in the crash on
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Brain injuries he suffered make it difficult for him to speak, LaBovick said. Jacobus is legally blind, can barely walk and is in constant pain because of back injuries that could be alleviated if he could afford the surgery.
While Jacobus is thankful for the jury's verdict, he recognizes that collecting it will be difficult.
LaBovick said he may be forced to sue the auto insurance company that provided coverage on the Lincoln Navigator Randle was driving and was owned by Randle's mother,
A first trial ended nearly a year ago when a different jury agreed that Randle was responsible for Jacobus' injuries. The jury that spent seven days hearing about the extent of Jacobus' injuries only ruled on how much money he deserved.
It awarded him
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Jacobus and his wife, meanwhile, are ready to move on. "They're happy to get this behind them," LaBovick said.
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