Blankenship v. USA Truck, Inc.
JUDGMENT that Plaintiff takes nothing on his Complaint and the matter is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. All parties to bear their respective costs and attorneys' fees. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on October 13, 2011. (lw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
WILLIAM BLANKENSHIP, JR.
Case No. 2:08-CV-02074
USA TRUCK, INC.
On the 11th day of October 2011, this matter came on for trial to a duly selected jury
consisting of eight members, the undersigned presiding. At the completion of the three day trial, the
case was submitted to the jury on interrogatories and a unanimous verdict was reached as to each
interrogatory as follows:
INTERROGATORY NO. 1: Do you find, by a preponderance of the evidence, that USA Truck,
Inc. fraudulently induced William Blankenship to enter into the Release and Settlement Agreement
dated March 6, 2006, as provided for in Instruction 15?
Based upon the jury’s answer to the above interrogatory, the jury was not required to
complete any remaining interrogatories. The verdict form was signed and dated by the jury
foreperson. In accordance with the above verdict, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AND ADJUDGED,
that Plaintiff takes nothing on his Complaint and the matter is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
All parties are to bear their respective costs and attorneys’ fees.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 13th day of October, 2011.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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