Published: July 25, 2013
A Maryland jury has awarded $513,129 to a woman whose undiagnosed ectopic pregnancy led to the loss of a Fallopian tube.
Published: July 23, 2013
A Dallas-based trucking company has agreed to pay $5 million to the widow and four children of Leroy Corbin, who was killed when a tractor trailer plowed into his car on an interstate outside Hagerstown, Md., early last year.
A Virginia jury has awarded $14 million to a man who suffered a traumatic brain injury blamed on alleged safety lapses in his Hyundai car.
The parents of a boy born in 2010 with cerebral palsy and other serious disabilities will urge Maryland’s top court to reinstate a $28.3 million medical malpractice verdict against the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the family’s lawyer said.
A federal jury awarded $500,001 to a journeyman painter and wallpaper hanger, finding her union and one of its officers retaliated against the woman after she complained of sexual harassment.
A federal judge awarded a bank nearly $7.8 million in damages as part of a failed development in Clay County, Mo.
U.S. District Judge Greg Kays granted summary judgment on counterclaims made by Citizens Bank & Trust Co., which had loaned money to a company trying to build a retail site in Smithville. The loan’s beneficiaries had sued the bank claiming their funds had been cut off.
Even the victorious plaintiff’s attorney in a lawsuit against a technical college in Missouri is a bit surprised that jurors returned a punitive damage award of almost 470 times the plaintiff’s actual damages.
A Virginia machine shop employee blinded in a 2009 accident involving an automated machine tool has settled claims for a total of $14 million. The settlement in the products liability case has a total payout of $16.5 million.
A Maryland jury has awarded more than $15.6 million to the family of an 11-year-old girl who was born with severe brain damage as a result of botched prenatal care at Prince George’s Hospital Center.
“At the very beginning of my closing argument, I told the jury, ‘I never thought I’d end up trying an adultery case in federal court,’” the Boston lawyer said.