The parties cross-appealed from the judgment in plaintiff’s motor-vehicle-accident case. Defendant appealed the entire judgment and the denial of her motion for a new trial, while plaintiff challenged the reduction of the verdict based upon the percentage of fault assessed to plaintiff by the jury.
Where plaintiff made multiple improper references to defendant’s liability insurance throughout the trial, the trial court erred in denying defendant’s motion for a new trial
Judgment is reversed and remanded.
Collier v. Steinbach (MLW No. 74341/Case No. ED107154 – 7 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Page, J.) Appealed from circuit court, City of St. Louis, Noble, J. (David P. Bub, Tyler J. Finnegan, Kelsey L. McLean, for appellant) (Christopher Finney, Craig A. Schlapprizzi and Donald L. Schlapprizzi, for respondent)