$4 Million Settlement in Sexual Molestation Case in California Foster Care

Richard B. Koskoff

A California foster care agency paid $4 million to settle a lawsuit by two grade school children charging that it placed a sexual predator in their foster home who molested them over six months. The settlement was negotiated by Richard B. Koskoff, Amy … Continue reading

$4.5 Million Verdict in Miami Car Crash Injuring 89-Year-Old

A jury in Miami-Dade County Florida Circuit Court awarded $4.5 million on Sept. 16 to the family of an 89-year-old woman who suffered brain injuries when a commercial vehicle struck the car she was in. Attorneys John H. (Jack) Hickey and … Continue reading

New Book: Mike Burg’s 40-Year Trial by Fire

Trial By Fire by Mike Burg

A good sense of humor has been the lucky charm for Attorney Mike Burg in a career that started from the hardscrabble neighborhoods of Chicago, to the red carpet galas of Hollywood, through courtrooms across the country, and into the … Continue reading

The Unmasking of Dr. Andrew Friedman – Excerpt from Trial By Fire


Excerpt from Trial By Fire by Mike Burg. Ortho-McNeil made and sold a birth control patch from 2002 to 2015. It failed to work and caused massive strokes. Attorney Mike Burg led the plaintiffs’ attorneys in the mass tort litigation against the … Continue reading

$2.5 Million Dollar Settlement for Elevator Mechanic

Stephan D. Blandin

An Illinois elevator mechanic recovered a $2.5-million-dollar settlement in a construction negligence lawsuit, after a project manager ordered him to work in a crowded, dangerous area where he suffered a life-altering knee injury in 2008. Chicago attorneys Stephan Blandin of Romanucci … Continue reading

Dallas Doc Hit With $19.7M Verdict After Patient Death

Chris Hamilton

A Dallas jury awarded $19.7 million on August 31 to the family of a woman who died from brain damage while being treated at the same hospital where she worked as a surgical technician, according to Law360. The jury found Dr. Jennifer M. Burris … Continue reading

NFL Legend Joe Montana is National Trial Lawyer Awards Luncheon Keynote Speaker


Four-time Superbowl-winning quarterback Joe Montana will be the keynote speaker at the Trial Lawyer Awards & Recognition Luncheon on Monday, February 6, in South Beach Florida. Twice named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player, Joe led the 49ers to four Super Bowl wins, … Continue reading

Ironworker’s Family Recovers $19M After Fall and Drowning from Bridge

Vuk Vujasinovic, VB Attorneys, Houston.

The family of an ironworker who drowned in 2014 has secured a final judgment of more than $19 million based on a jury verdict against Austin Bridge & Road, a subcontractor that helped erect a football stadium for Baylor University … Continue reading

Takata Sued In Texas Ammonium Nitrate Explosion

Airbag Component

Houston attorney Mo Aziz of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend is representing Rene De Los Santos Olveda, who was seriously injured in the August 22, 2016 ammonium nitrate truckload explosion near Quemado, Texas. The lawsuit was filed against … Continue reading

$20M Award Against Trucking Company in Georgia Traumatic Brain Injury Trial

Michael Goldberg delivered the closing rebuttal for Ehsan Khan, who suffered permanent brain damage in a tractor trailer collision.

A State Court jury in Marietta, GA, awarded $20 million on August 10 for the catastrophic brain injury a Pakistani immigrant suffered in a 2013 collision with a tractor-trailer, according to CVN. Ehsan Khan, 57, sustained lifelong brain damage when … Continue reading