An 87-year-old hospital patient injured in a fall has won a $3.5-million verdict against a Newport News, Va. hospital using high resolution imaging to dramatize her alleged brain injuries for the jury.
Michigan attorney Lawrence Nolan used large, colored charts to explain to a jury the effects that a traumatic brain injury had on his client, who was hit by a police cruiser.
A judge has approved the largest reported workers’ compensation settlement in Virginia, a $6.2 million package that coordinates ongoing Social Security benefits, a Medicare set-aside fund and a special needs trust to care for a young worker who will need lifetime services.
A motorcycle ride through the mountains of southern California that ended with a man’s near-fatal accident has yielded a $31 million jury verdict for the plaintiff and his wife.
A Cuyahoga County, Ohio Common Pleas jury has ordered MetroHealth Medical center to pay $8.5 million to the mother of a child who suffered permanent brain injury at birth three years ago.
The former pastor of the Westerly-Pawcatuck, Conn. Congregational Church, who suffered a traumatic brain injury when her car was rear- ended by a tractor-trailer in 2008, was awarded $2.5 million in damages following an eight-day trial in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport.
Published: January 5, 2012
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New MRI technology that has been gaining acceptance in the courtroom is changing how some brain injury lawyers litigate cases.
A 30-year-old former pet store employee will receive nearly $1.1 million in a lawsuit settlement for brain injuries he suffered from a fall while assisting a Fremont, Calif. police officer during a burglary investigation.
In what may be the largest civil verdict in Orange County, N.Y. history, a jury has awarded a Montague, N.J., woman and her husband more than $34 million in a medical malpractice case.