The former principal of a successful charter school has won a disputed $155.7 million verdict against the city manager for destroying her reputation.
A man serving a 17-year sentence for a 1997 aggravated assault was awarded $1.2 million by a Palm Beach County, Fla. jury this week to compensate him for losing the sight in one eye when another inmate at South Bay Correctional Facility threw boiling water in his face.
A woman who was left bruised, depressed and with psychological and physical injuries as the result of a bumpy elevator ride has won $13 million in a jury verdict.
A jury has returned a verdict of slightly more than $2 million in a lawsuit filed six years ago by a woman who said Winter Haven Hospital disposed of her mother’s organs after an autopsy, preventing her from getting a second opinion on the cause of her mother’s death.
Lee County, Fla. schools have paid out $75,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former teacher at East Lee County High School.
A Wall Street home mortgage lender catering to the New York, New Jersey and Florida markets has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a housing discrimination lawsuit.
A Clay County, Fla. jury has awarded the parents of Wesley Whiddon Jr. a $2.7 million verdict in their wrongful death lawsuit against CSX Transportation.
Former Jabil Circuit executive Patrick A. Evans already has been convicted of murdering his wife and her friend, but his legal woes are not over.
A jury has decided Evans should pay $54 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of the estate of Jerry B. Taylor, whom Evans shot and killed in December 2008.
The family of a woman killed in a drug-related shooting will receive $1 million from the property owner for a wrongful death claim.
Johnnie Calloway hadn’t started high school when he and his brother snuck their first cigarettes. At age 59, the cement worker died of heart disease and bladder cancer, still smoking two packs a day.
On May 31, his widow and daughter were awarded $75 million by a Broward County, Fla. jury in the latest of the Engle cases to go to trial.