The Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter publishes thousands of summaries of civil jury verdicts in the State of Illinois each year. Since 1959, it is the preeminent source of information for the legal community as it relates to a trial lawyer’s civil jury verdict track record. The case of Bobbi Jo Craver v. Vermeer, et al., 04 L 11, tried March 31st to April 8, 2008 by Robert J. Napleton was selected by the staff of the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter as one of only 17 notable civil jury verdicts in favor of the plaintiff in 2008. The cases published in this special edition magazine are considered for publication if a record setting monetary verdict is awarded to a plaintiff in a civil jury trial. According to the case summary published by the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter, the Craver jury deliberated one hour and two minutes to arrive at the highest Livingston County verdict ever reported. The Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter is published by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.
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