A Los Angeles area newspaper will pay around $22 million to settle a suit filed against it by newspaper carriers. The carriers
Two collective action (class action) suits have been filed against hospitals to reclaim wages. The suits accused
The defendants in a construction injury case have agreed to pay a total of $4.9 million to the plaintiff. The plaintiff
A woman suffering from mesothelioma caused by second-hand asbestos exposure has been awarded $3.6 million by a Florida jury.
A jury in Florida awarded more than $13 million to the family of a woman who died of an overdose from the pain patch known as "Duragesic".
A New Jersey jury awarded $25 million to a man who suffered severe brain damage after finding that doctors misdiagnosed him.
A California woman who suffered permanent nerve damage after eating tainted raw tuna will recover a $3.2 million jury award, a California appeals court has ruled.
A jury decided that a Missouri University student whose leg was amputated following a 2005 bicycle-auto accident should receive $1.8 million as compensation.
The New York Times (11/6, A23, Almanzar) reports, "A Palm Beach County jury on Tuesday awarded $27 million to a girl who was molested four years ago by" Pratak Siriwat, "a male family friend who was baby-sitting for her." The verdict includes "nearly $150,000 for the girl's past and future medical and counseling expenses, $7 million for mental anguish and $20 million in punitive damages".
The family of a brain-damaged boy should receive $11.4 million in damages for medical malpractice , a Wisconsin jury has ruled.
AIG will pay $18 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a man who was left disabled after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex.