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2014-04-09 23:01:11

Attorney Russell J. Sweeting of Maya Murphy, P.C. Gets Justice For Sexually Harassed Waitress of Orem’s Diner of Wilton, CT Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 A jury in the United States District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut today awarded $84,501 in damages in a sexual harassment and discrimination suit brought against local eatery Orem’s Diner of Wilton by a former employee. In her 2011 complaint, plaintiff Iryna Dymskaya alleged that while she was employed as a waitress at...

2014-03-24 23:24:49

Nationally Known Pioneers in Asbestos Litigation Recognized for Results Oakland, California (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, a Professional Law Corporation, is pleased to announce that the firm’s June 5, 2013 jury verdict which completed the award to plaintiffs Rose-Marie and Martin Grigg of $27,342,500 in damages for Mrs. Grigg’s asbestos-caused malignant mesothelioma made The National Law Journal's list of Top 100 Verdicts for 2013. The case...

2014-01-14 23:25:29

A grandmother, who endured a dog attack in San Antonio while walking with her young grandchildren received a settlement of $250,000 with the help of personal injury attorney and Carlson Law Firm Partner, Edna Elizondo, the firm recently announced (Cause No. 2012-CI-05882, 438th District Court, Bexar County). San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A grandmother, who endured a dog attack in San Antonio while walking with her young grandchildren, received a settlement of $250,000 with...

2013-12-06 23:21:46

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm is advising an injured victim of the Metro-North train accident on rights to fair and reasonable compensation. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Personal injury lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, is helping one of the commuters who sustained serious injuries when a Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx on Sunday. The train left the tracks after the engineer “nodded off at the controls and...

2013-12-03 16:27:23

MIAMI, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN and LEN.B), one of the nation's largest homebuilders, announced that a civil jury on Monday awarded Lennar Corporation $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, on court findings of defamation and conspiracy to extort money from the Company. "While collecting the award is doubtful, the true value of the verdict is the validation of our integrity,...

2013-10-18 23:03:20

Plaintiff Alleges Negligence on Part of Defendant Caused Her to Suffer Severe Injuries, Great Pain and Suffering, Following Montgomery County, Ohio Car Accident Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 A woman from Beavercreek, Ohio, has filed an Ohio car accident lawsuit against the driver of a vehicle whose alleged negligence behind the wheel caused the Plaintiff severe injuries, as well as great pain and suffering and other damages, following an August 2011 collision in Montgomery County....

2013-10-17 23:25:29

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that punitive damages are allowed in unseaworthiness claims under general maritime law, Jones Act attorney Matthew Shaffer says. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 A recent ruling by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals clears the way for seaman to recover punitive damages in unseaworthiness claims, according to Jones Act attorney Matthew Shaffer. In the facts of the case, McBride v. Estis Well Serv., L.L.C., No. 12 – 30714, a...

2013-10-14 16:22:20

Original Series from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler to Premiere Only on Netflix BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has ordered a new psychological thriller series from "Damages" creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler ("KZK") that centers on a family of adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home. The 13-episode first season, from Sony Pictures Television,...

2013-09-21 23:02:02

Article discusses how the New Jersey Tort Claims Act offers an avenue for judicial relief for premises liability cases involving dangerous conditions on property owned by public entities, says New Jersey personal injury attorney Joseph A. Ginarte. Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 People who are hurt while on governmental property may be entitled to compensation under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, according to a recent blog post, “Recovering Damages for an Injury Caused by the...

2013-09-05 23:01:55

Sacramento Personal Injury Attorneys John Demas and Eric Ratinoff teamed up for win in "texting and driving" lawsuit. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 On August 28, 2013, a Sacramento jury (California Superior Court, County of Sacramento, Amy Caldwell v. Ashleigh Hughes, et al. 34-2009-00064793) awarded $680,000 to a woman seriously injured in a car collision caused by a driver allegedly distracted with a text message. The plaintiff was represented by experienced auto...