$54 Million Jury Verdict Against Former Jabil Circuit Executive Patrick Evans
On July 16, 2012, a Clearwater jury awarded over $54 million in damages in favor of the ten year old daughter of the late Gerald B. Taylor, Jr. who was murdered on December 20, 2008 by former Jabil Circuit executive Patrick Evans. Attorneys Mark Perenich and Ian Thomas of Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes represented the Estate of Gerald B. Taylor, Jr. at trial.
Francesca Anna Taylor’s dad was taken from her by a cold blooded murderer. Former Jabil Circuit vice-president, Defendant Evans, murdered his estranged wife and her friend, Gerald B. Taylor, Jr. The murder was caught on the 911 tape, and Evans was convicted of double capital murder in November of 2011. The civil jury heard the 911 tape, as well as testimony from Gerald Taylor’s daughter, Francesca. After hearing the testimony, the jury awarded $4,000,000.00 in compensatory damages to Francesca and $50,000,000.00 in punitive damages to punish Defendant Evans for his actions.
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