The Daily Report writes about the surprise deal ending theater trial

“WHEN IT CAME time to seek big money for a shooting in a movie theater parking lot, a plaintiff with a bullet lodged in her gut instead settled with Regal Cinemas for $50,000 just after a jury was seated Monday.”

Defense attorneys Matthew Moffett and W. Winston Briggs were surprised the case settled because their offer had been pending for two years, and there was a large gap between the sides’ valuations of the case.

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Matthew G. Moffett is a civil litigation defense attorney handling cases in both state and federal courts. His legal ability is rated “AV”, as published in Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating afforded to lawyers by their peers. He is listed among the Georgia Super Lawyers in Atlanta Magazine and among the Legal Elite in Georgia Trend magazine.