A federal judge has approved Hartford Financial Services Group Inc’s agreement to pay $72.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing it of fraudulently underpaying personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.Read More »
The year’s top verdicts include two drunk driving accidents, one $300 million tobacco verdict, and one verdict in the ongoing Prempro litigation against Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. But which verdict was #1? A look back at the top verdicts of the past year.
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A Texas jury has unanimously handed down a $70 million verdict against an insurance company and its claims adjuster, finding that they recklessly failed to timely pay workers’ compensation benefits to a man who was severely injured in a fall ...Read More »
An injured employee’s right to workers’ compensation was not barred even though the Social Security Administration had previously determined that she was totally disabled, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled in affirming an award of benefits.Read More »
A Tennessee ruling in a GM employee workers’ compensation lawsuit could potentially cost the automaker millions, an attorney said. Nashville attorney Rocky McElhaney said that a state judge ruled Friday that his client was entitled to greater damages than normally allowed under state law because of the way GM has been structured since filing bankruptcy in June.
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