Topical Roundup: Work Injuries

Jun 29, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent Jury Verdict summaries concerning work injuries include an oilfield worker struck by a well head, and a construction worker who tripped and fell over work tools.

Topical Roundup: OH million dollar awards

Jun 21, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Two recent noteworthy case outcomes include a $4.5 million jury award for wrongful death and $22 million jury award for civil rights violations.

Topical Roundup: NJ motor vehicle collisions

May 31, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent Jury Verdict summaries include motor vehicle collisions that occurred on College Drive in Gloucester, County Highway 3 at Harbor Road in Marlboro, and Ramapo Avenue in Pompton Lakes.

Topical Roundup: Medical Malpractice

May 20, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Recent noteworthy MedMal case summaries published in Westlaw include a negligently performed hysterectomy, a negligently performed hysteroscopy, and a medication over-dose during aortic surgery.

Topical Roundup: California Premises Liability

May 5, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries involving negligence claims in California include a $1.2M verdict for a slip and fall, a $155K award after an airplane incident, and $2.9M resulting from a negligently maintained campsite.

Topical Roundup: Motor Vehicle Collisions

Apr 22, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries include a $1.2 million jury award for a head-on collision with a semitruck, a $5.4 million award after a truck driver was ejected from a Fed Ex semitruck’s sleeper cab, and a $10.2 million settlement to a motorcyclist whose leg was crushed in a collision.

Topical Roundup: Emotional Distress

Apr 11, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries involving emotional distress claims include a $140,100,000 award to Hulk Hogan, a $38,300,000 award to a Los Angeles businessman after he was publicly compared to a Ponzi scheme mastermind, and a $3,918,166 award to an exotic dancer against her former employer for “grooming” her to become his sexual partner.

Topical Roundup: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Mar 24, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries involving motor-vehicle accidents include an accident at a sales barn in Iowa, a pedestrian struck by a motorist with willful intent to harm in California, and a tractor-trailer/vehicle collision in Pennsylvania.

Topical Roundup: Employment & Labor Law

Mar 9, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries include a confidential settlement for an asbestos/wrongful-death claim, a $200K settlement to a farm worker, and a defense verdict against a hearing-impaired worker claiming ADA violations.

Topical Roundup: Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death

Feb 29, 2016 By: Jean Sica

Some recent noteworthy legal summaries include cases involving a $350K settlement for the wrongful death of a 56-year-old husband and father.

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