$15 Million Verdict Against Property Mgmt. Company for DUI Accident Involving Employee

Attorney Bruce Broillet of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP in Los Angeles

A Los Angeles jury found property management company First Service Residential California, LLC responsible for the acts of an employee who drove intoxicated resulting in a serious car accident. The accident caused a severe injury to the right arm of … Continue reading

Jury Awards $39.5 Million to Woman Who Fell Through Illegal Fire Escape, Paralyzing Her

Thomas Moore of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore

A Manhattan jury awarded a 30-year-old former NYU student a record-setting $39.5 million after she fell through an unguarded “vertical ladder” fire escape whose design had long been outlawed. The verdict, which cannot be appealed because it was subject to … Continue reading

Jury Awards $11M Against Center That Let Juvenile Escape, Later Shooting A Man

Plaintiff Dominic Guerrini of Kline & Specter in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – A Court of Common Pleas jury awarded $11 million in finding a national health and behavioral rehabilitation chain, Devereux Foundation, liable in the shooting of a Philadelphia man by a resident who had escaped from one of its … Continue reading

Networking 101: What They Forgot To Teach You In Law School

By Sharon Boothe, Vice President, Mass Torts Made Perfect Everyone knows that being a speaker at a high-profile seminar is the professional equivalent of getting a huge endorsement from some icon in your industry — being asked to speak means you … Continue reading

U.S. Chamber Pursues Its Anti-Consumer and Anti-Environmental Litigation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has played a leading role in many of the most notorious civil cases of recent years, according to a new report from Public Citizen’s U.S. Chamber Watch. Seemingly willing to support almost any corporate litigant, … Continue reading

Arkansas Jury Awards $46.5 Million to Toddler in Medical Malpractice Case

Stuart N. Ratzan of Ratzan Law Group: Florida Personal Injury Attorneys

After a two-week trial, a toddler, Kara Smalls received a jury verdict of $46.5 million in compensatory damages against a family doctor, Dr. Jonathan Lewis, employed by Ouachita Valley Family Clinic, a Baptist Health Affiliate in Camden, Arkansas, and also … Continue reading

Missouri Jury Awards $29 Million for Failure to Diagnose Disease that Caused Brain Damage

Attorney Grant Rahmeyer of Strong-Garner-Bauer P.C. in Springfield, MO.

A jury in Springfield, Missouri, awarded $28,911,000 to a woman who suffered brain damage from a rare copper disorder, which a local hospital failed to diagnose. The hospital refused to conduct a full neurological exam and dismissed her symptoms as … Continue reading

10 Questions to Determine Hospitalist and Specialist Responsibility in Med-Mal Cases

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By Douglas W. Bowerman Physicians known as “hospitalists” have emerged in recent years due to various economic, political, medical, and social forces on inpatient care, and now are the fastest growing medical specialty. Over the last 20 years, while the … Continue reading

Jury Awards $52 Million to Florida Family in Devastating Car Accident

Ervin A. Gonzalez

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Attorneys Ervin A. Gonzalez and Patrick Montoya, partners at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, secured the largest jury verdict in Ocala history for a family involved in a devastating car accident that left … Continue reading

How Legal Intake and Lead Generation Software Is Lowering Case Acquisition Costs

The Sentinel Group® and Law Ruler™ have come together to create a best in breed, real-time technology link between live inbound calls and CRM intake for greater conversion of cases from leads to signed retainers.  The Sentinel Group is the legal … Continue reading