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$10.5M Wrongful Death Award for Driver Buried in Sand When Overloaded Truck Tipped Over

Apr 12, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Walsh, Individually and as Executor of Walsh, Estate of v. James Morrissey Inc. d/b/a Eureka Stone Quarry, Rivera; Becker (Pa.Com.Pl.) $10.5M Wrongful Death Award for Driver Buried in Sand When Overloaded Truck Tipped Over

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.

Jury Awards $72M for Ovarian Cancer Due to Talc in Powder

Apr 5, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Fox v. Johnson & Johnson; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc.; Imerys Talc America Inc. F/K/A Luzenac America Inc. (Mo.Cir.) Jury Awards $72M for Ovarian Cancer Due to Talc in Powder

Hotel and Video Maker to pay $55M for TV Sports Reporter’s Invasion of Privacy/Emotional Distress

Mar 29, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Andrews v. West End Hotel Partners D/B/A Nashville Marriott At Vanderbilt; Windsor Capitol Group; Barrett (Tenn.Cir.Ct.) Hotel and Video Maker to pay $55M for TV Sports Reporter’s Invasion of Privacy/Emotional Distress

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.

$1.86M to Former Sales Rep for Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Involving FBI Account/Unit Chief

Mar 22, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Mackey v. Helinet Aviation Services L.L.C.; Helinet Technologies (Cal.Super.) $1.86M to Former Sales Rep for Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Involving FBI Account/Unit Chief

Toy Beads Contained Toxic GHB; Defendants Pay $435K for Minor’s Brain Injury

Mar 15, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

R.M., pro ami v. Spin Master Inc.; Spin Master Ltd.; Toys “R” Us; Moose Enterprises PTY (D.Ariz.) Toy Beads Contained Toxic GHB; Defendants Pay $435K for Minor’s Brain Injury

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.

Legal Adviser to ‘Hot Yoga’ Guru Receives $7.39M for Sexual Harassment & Conduct/Retaliation/Wrongful Termination

Mar 8, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Jafa-Bodden V. Choudhury; Bikram’s Yoga College of India L.P.; Bikram Inc.; Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc. (Cal.Super.) Legal Adviser to ‘Hot Yoga’ Guru Receives $7.39M for Sexual Harassment & Conduct/Retaliation/Wrongful Termination

Worker Takes $2.2M for Overhead Door Incident/Lifting in Insufficient Work Space Injuries

Mar 1, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Asa Ferrell v. Tyson Foods Inc. (E.D.Tex.) Worker Takes $2.2M for Overhead Door Incident/Lifting in Insufficient Work Space Injuries