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Jury awards $12M to woman with brain injury

A California jury has awarded $12 million to a southern California woman who was left in a vegetative state after she waited hours at a hospital before being sent elsewhere for surgery to remove an air-rifle pellet from her brain ...

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Hospital to pay $5.75M to brain-damaged child

A 4-year-old boy with cerebral palsy sat in his wheelchair in awe and wonderment looking around a Sacramento, Calif., courtroom's dim interior Friday while a judge approved a $5.75 million settlement on his behalf.

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Calif. jury awards $49M to accident victim

A Santa Clara County jury this week awarded a former college student more than $49 million in damages, finding that two truckers and state transportation officials were to blame for a 2007 accident on Highway 152 that left him permanently brain damaged.

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Ark. jury awards $30M to injured teen

An Arkansas jury on Friday awarded $30 million to a teenager who suffered permanent brain damage after a gravel truck plowed into the side of his pickup three years ago.

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Lawyer seeks amusement ride brain injury data

Barry Novack, a solo lawyer in Beverly Hills, Calif. is demanding that the amusement park industry release data on thrill ride-related brain injuries.The related cases involve rides that impose force on the head and neck of the riders, and are more likely to cause injury when the ride travels backward, he contends.

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