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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Jury trials - Challenges

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 8:36 AM  

Motion by the plaintiff for an order permitting her to challenge potential jurors who paid for automobile insurance premiums for partiality or ineligibility. The plaintiff was seeking damages for personal injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff asserted prospective jurors in civil motor vehicle accident cases who drove motor vehicles and were insured had an inherent conflict of interest that prevented them from being impartial as their financial obligation to pay insurance premiums constituted a personal interest adverse to the plaintiff. The plaintiff adduced...