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Late North Carolina Inmate's Child To Get a $1.8M Settlement

Categories: Verdicts

Cherokee County’s insurer announced it would pay $1.8 million in a settlement to a 4-year-old daughter of a jail inmate who died in Cherokee County three years ago.

As per the court documents, the police officers found the plaintiff…

Dallas Woman Gets $37.6 Million In Honda Car Crash Suit

Categories: Verdicts

A Dallas woman was awarded $37.6 million after a Texas jury found that Honda Odyssey's seat belt was poorly designed and caused cervical injuries to the woman.

According to court records, on November 15, 2015, the…

Denver Bicyclist Awarded $52.5 Million in a Car Crash Suit

Categories: Verdicts

In what is believed to be the largest civil judgments in Colorado’s history, a jury awarded more than $52.5 million to a Denver bicyclist, who got paralyzed after being struck by two cars, while he was riding on his bike from work to…

Injured Maritime Worker Awarded $3.3M By Louisiana Judge

Categories: Verdicts

On Friday, February 1, a Louisiana federal court judge awarded $3.3 million to a maritime construction worker who was subject to a head and spinal injuries due to a boat captain's alleged negligence during equipment transfers between…

Woman Gets $14 Million For Stroke During Cardiac Surgery

Categories: Verdicts

A West Seattle woman was awarded nearly $14 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed against Seattle Children's Hospital and Children's University Medical Group.

According to Seattle Times reports, the jury ruled…

R.J. Reynolds & Philips Morris Hit With $25M Tobacco Verdict

Categories: Verdicts

On Wednesday, February 27, following a three-week trial, a Florida jury hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with $25 million in punitive damages for the victim's cigarette addiction and fatal lung cancer and awarded…

Medical Center Sued For $6.3M Over An Infants Death

Categories: Verdicts

A lawsuit has been filed against a medical center for $6.3 million over the death of an infant who died from meningitis.

The wrongful death lawsuit was filed by the parents of a 7-month-old, accusing the hospital emergency room doctor and…

PA Hospital Loses Bid For A New Trial In A $2.4M Verdict

Categories: General

A state appeals court rejected a second bid by Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley Health Network Inc. for a new trial over a $2.4 million verdict awarded to a woman who was permanently disabled and confined to a wheelchair due to its employees’…

City Of Fort Lauderdale Ends Decade Long Battle With $18M

Categories: Verdicts

The City of Fort Lauderdale has agreed to settle a lawsuit for $18 million over an old incinerator that residents claimed was making them sick.

An attorney filed a lawsuit on behalf of 182 named plaintiffs. The lawsuit alleged that the…

Royal Caribbean Ordered To Pay $3.38M Over Passenger's Death

Categories: Verdicts

On March 7, a federal jury in Miami ordered Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to pay $3.38 million to the estate of a passenger who died of cardiac arrest in 2016, while on board an Alaskan cruise.

According to court records…