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After car wreck and lawsuit, what happened to Patrick Davis?

This story was a sobering and perplexing look at the life of a young man who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident. Patrick Davis made headlines when he sued General Motors for $50 million, but after the lawsuit was settled, the media moved on and forgot about Davis.

Patrick DavisWhat happened to him? After digging through a thick file at probate court and conducting several interviews, I found some answers, but they led to new questions.

You can read the news story and click on copies of the court records that I annotated thanks to DocumentCloud, a great tool for adding context to primary documents.