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Jury Awards $5M Over Bubble Soccer Accident

Categories: Verdicts

On Sept 11, the Cobb County State Court jurors awarded a $5 million verdict to an 18-year-old Campbell High School senior over a brain injury suffered during a bubble soccer game.

A Campbell High soccer player was…

$59.8 M Drunk Driving Verdict Turned Into $60 M

Categories: Verdicts

Hon. Laura Salinas converted a $59.8 million verdict into more than $60 million verdicts, to include prejudgment interest in the case. The message was sent across by a San Antonio jury over a lawsuit involving drunk driving.

Three Tobacco Cos. Ordered To Pay $11B to Smokers

Categories: Verdicts

In a landmark judgment on March 1, the Quebec appeals court ordered three tobacco companies to pay more than $11 billion to Canadian smokers who claimed in two class action lawsuits that they were never informed about the risks of…

Broward Jury Awards $37M To The Estate of Chain Smoker

Categories: Settlements

The jury at a Broward County, Florida, awarded $37 million to the family of a smoker who died as a result of lung cancer and COPD, in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA Inc.

Woman's Estate Gets $425,000 in Bypass Surgery Death Suit

Categories: Verdicts

The Medical University of South Carolina made a settlement of $425,000 to a woman's estate who died after getting a bypass surgery in 2017.

As per the court documents, a 43-year-old woman with a history of morbid obesity underwent gastric…

Iowa Man Awarded $12.25M For Wrong Cancer Diagnosis

Categories: General

A Polk County jury awarded more than $12 million to a Panora man who underwent surgery after a medical center wrongfully diagnosed that he had cancer and removed his prostate.

Iowa clinic admitted a pathologist mixed up tissue samples for a…

Defendants Ordered To Pay $24.5M For Woman's C-Section Death

Categories: Verdicts

On April 17, a jury in Broward County awarded $24.5 million to the family of a woman who died due to excessive bleeding after giving birth to her daughter in July 2015.

According to the court records, the victim, was scheduled for a…

Jury Awards $4.8M In a Danville Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Categories: General

On March 27, 2019, Vermilion County awarded more than $4.8 million to the family of a woman who died in November 2016, seven years after a surgical error.

According to the court records, the woman underwent a surgical procedure on February…

Wheelchair Fall Victim's Wife Awarded $6 Million

Categories: General

On April 17, 2019, Staten Island jury awarded $6 million to the wife of a man who was confined to a wheelchair after a fall.

According to the court records, the victim fell at home on April 1, 2011, and was taken to Maimonides Medical…

Philadelphia Talcum Powder Verdict In J&J's Favor

Categories: General

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been cleared of liability in a lawsuit where a woman accused the company of failing to warn about the health risks associated with its talcum baby…