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Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Jury Verdict Ruling that Defendant Doctor’s Closing Argument Comments Did Not Cause Substantial Prejudice

After Ernestine Wilson’s 23-year-old son Brian Curry died from a saddle pulmonary embolism (a blood clot that blocked the large pulmonary artery straddling his lungs), she sued emergency room physician Dr. Eric Moon and Chicago’s St. Bernard Hospital. She claimed … Continue reading

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|VIDEO| How Pete Law Highlighted His Atlanta Roots to Help Deliver 8-Figure Verdict in N. GA Crash Case

During closing rebuttal last week at trial over a devastating truck crash, Pete Law played off of his Atlanta roots to appeal to a Whitfield County, Georgia jury and help win an 8-figure verdict. Read more detail on Recent Health … Continue reading

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Five lessons for California employers from $6 million verdict against Walmart

In April 2019, a jury in a California federal court awarded plaintiffs over $6 million in damages for missed meal breaks. Hamilton et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. et al. (Case No. 5:17-cv-01415-AB-KK).  The case involved 5,000 employees who worked at … Continue reading

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Monsanto Hit with $2 Billion Verdict Losing Third Roundup Trial

Share This Item May 13, 2019 – Oakland, California – – An Alameda jury in the case of Pilliod et al. v. Monsanto Company (Case No. RG17862702, JCCP No. 4953) returned a verdict today of $2.055 billion in favor of a husband and wife … Continue reading

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RJR Cleared, PM Assigned a Fraction of Fault for Smoker's Cancer & COPD, Likely Slashing $1.6M Verdict

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL— A Florida state court jury Thursday handed down a $1.6 million-plus verdict for the respiratory disease and cancer it found a Florida woman suffered because of Philip Morris-brand cigarettes. However, the verdict apportioned the lion’s … Continue reading

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