UPMC Hamot and two other parties paid a total of $1.2 million to settle a federal civil suit over the harvesting of the organs of an 18-year-old Ohio man who suffered a fatal injury in a snowboarding accident in 2007.
A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $7 million to a learning-disabled roofer who has suffered debilitating back pain after an automobile collision in December 2005.
The estate of a seaman who died from mesothelioma was entitled to recover compensation for his pre-death pain and suffering, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled.
A Manhattan jury has awarded a former Pace University student $9 million for medical bills, loss of earnings, and pain and suffering as a result of injuries she sustained in a 2004 accident in Pleasantville, injuries that her left her debilitated by obsessive-compulsive disorder and unable to work.
An Ohio woman and an Oklahoma woman have filed suit alleging that Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) caused them permanent physical injuries.
A Maryland jury has awarded $20.9 million – including $20 million for pain and suffering – to the family of a 6-year-old boy who suffered permanent paralysis in his left arm when the obstetrician pulled on his head during delivery.
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.
An Alabama family has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Intuitive Surgical claiming the company’s surgical robot botched a hysterectomy.
Walter Polomski died in 2008 after choking on a golf ball-sized meatball at a nursing care facility. His family had to relive that nightmare during the ensuing negligence trial.
But in trying to get answers as to who was ultimately responsible, John M. Perrin, the attorney for Polomski’s estate, was having nightmares of his own.
An Idaho jury has awarded a man $2.7 million for lost wages and benefits and another $500,000 for emotional pain and suffering after he was demoted from his lieutenant’s position to patrol.