10 plaintiffs in Phoenix ‘body broker’ trial recover $58M

Ten of 21 plaintiffs who sued a now-shuttered Phoenix body donation company,  will be awarded $58 million, a Maricopa County Superior Court jury decided Tuesday. Of the jury’s award, $50 million was punitive damages and $8 million was compensatory. Stephen Gore, the … Continue reading

$8M Mesothelioma Verdict in NY

On November 15, 2019, a Monroe County jury returned an $8 million verdict in the Wayne Meissner case, involving a 75-year-old plaintiff who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in August 2018. According to the plaintiff’s answers to interrogatories, he alleged asbestos exposure from home remodeling … Continue reading

Georgia trucking company with $8M verdict in motorcycle crash

A Georgia jury awarded $8 million to a motorcyclist who was seriously injured when a dump truck hit an orange construction barrel, which ricocheted into his path and caused him to lose control of his bike on Interstate 75. The … Continue reading

Ex-College Football Player is Guilty of $10M Fraud

A federal jury in Richmond, Virginia has returned a guilty verdict against Merrill Robertson, Jr., a former football player charged with defrauding investors, including coaches he knew from his time playing football for the Fork Union Military Academy and the … Continue reading

Widower Awarded $157M in First Same-Sex Wrongful Death Case Against Big Tobacco

A jury awarded a South Florida man $157 million Friday in a wrongful death case against two of the nation’s largest tobacco companies. This is the first same‑sex wrongful death case against big tobacco to go to trial in the … Continue reading

Miami Bridge Collapse Victims in $103M Settlement

Twenty-six companies being sued in connection with their role in the doomed Florida International University pedestrian bridge project have agreed to contribute a total of nearly $103 million to settle bodily injury claims to the families of six people who … Continue reading

$42.5M Verdict Against Philip Morris & RJR in Retrial of Smoker’s Cancer Death

R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris were hit with a $42.5 million total verdict in a retrial over the 1996 cancer death of a Florida smoker. Gloger v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2011-CA-23377. The award includes $15 million in compensatory damages … Continue reading

Army veteran disabled in crash awarded $18M after rejecting $12,500 settlement

An Alabama circuit court jury awarded a U.S. Army veteran $18 million in damages from a 2015 accident that left him with mental and physical disabilities. A statement from Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys said the verdict for Zachary Lucas … Continue reading

Family of man found dead in Tulsa jail cell in $10M settlement

In a horrifying video, guards at the Tulsa County Jail are seen dragging Elliott Williams into a jail cell with a broken neck. Over the next 50 hours, guards are seen placing food and water just outside of Williams’ reach. … Continue reading

7th Circuit upholds $29M medical negligence verdict

A federal appeals court upheld a nearly $30 million verdict for an Illinois man who was forced to undergo a kidney transplant after being cared for by an East St. Louis health clinic. The case details a series of failures … Continue reading