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2011-03-08 12:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paulson &Nace attorneys Barry J. Nace and Christopher T. Nace appeared today before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to challenge the state's cap on non-economic damages in medical negligence cases. The constitutional challenge stems from a verdict returned by a Berkeley County, West Virginia jury in 2008. Barry and Christopher Nace, along with D. Michael Burke of Burke, Schultz, Harman &Jenkinson, represented James and Debbie...

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2011-01-20 06:35:01

A US high school librarian may face criminal charges after it came to light that she had been conducting online research while she was a juror in a capital-murder trial. The actions of the juror prompted the judge in the Luzerne County, Pennsylvania murder trial to declare a partial mistrial. The issue appears to be the most serious reported instance of online juror misconduct, according to Reuters. The problem was discovered last Friday, when the jury forewoman in the Court of Common Pleas...

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2011-01-11 06:20:00

On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to review a ruling that reinstated an antirust lawsuit alleging record labels conspired to fix prices and terms under which music would be sold online. The justices rejected the appeal by a number of companies including Sony Corp., Warner Music Group and EMI Group. The appeals court ruled that a federal judge had erred in 2008 in dismissing the lawsuit filed on behalf of people who downloaded music over the Internet.  They sued record labels that...

2010-12-23 00:00:04

Ukrainian Employee Prevails in Sexual Harassment and Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Venice, CA (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Yesterday afternoon, an Orange County jury rendered a verdict in favor of Alla Sazonova "“ a Ukrainian woman who was brought to the United States on an H1-B "work visa" and was then pressured to have a romantic and sexual relationship with her boss. The jury, in an 11-1 verdict, found that Ms. Sazonova was sexually harassed and wrongfully terminated by defendant...

2010-12-14 00:01:40

Price Waicukauski & Riley, LLC successfully obtains a plaintiff verdict in favor of their client in a case involving the use digital evidence in the courtroom. Indianapolis, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) December 13, 2010 The Indiana Court of Appeals recently overturned a jury verdict because the trial court did not provide the jury with the ability to examine digital evidence during its deliberations in Arlton v. Schraut, Cause No. 79A02-0906-CV-541. The court's ruling, reported on November 10,...

2010-12-06 00:00:04

Defense Counsel Terry Lenamon Details How South Florida Man Escapes Death Penalty for Stabbing Death of Wife after First-Time Admission of QEEG Brain Mapping Evidence Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 5, 2010 Grady Nelson, 53, will not face the death penalty for stabbing his wife 61 times and stabbing her two young children whom he had previously sexually assaulted, a Miami jury decided yesterday. After only one hour's deliberation in a trial where QEEG brain mapping evidence was admitted, the...

2010-11-15 09:30:00

DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dallas doctor who won a multimillion-dollar verdict in 2007 against his former employer for defamation of character and breach of contract has secured a final victory following the Supreme Court of Texas' decision to not hear additional appellate arguments in the case. With pre- and post-judgment interest, Pinnacle Anesthesia is paying Dr. Neal Fisher of Dallas $10.8 million, which ends the case. "This is the ultimate and final vindication for a...

2010-11-07 00:15:08

Wife Infected with Genital Herpes Prevails Against Husband - Saadian vs. Saadian, Case # BC394034 Los Angeles Superior Court Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Slovak, Baron & Empey LLP, a prominent Palm Springs, California law firm announced today that Shaun M. Murphy, a partner in the firm, won a $2.49 Million verdict on behalf of his client Kathrin Saadian against her husband George Saadian after he infected her with genital herpes. (Case # BC394034 Los Angeles Superior Court)...

2010-11-01 19:55:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The litigation losses continue to mount for Mattel in its protracted legal battle with MGA Entertainment in the so-called Battle of the Dolls. On October 29, 2010, Judge David Carter granted MGA's request for a new trial on all issues decided in the trial held in 2008, including vacating the entire $100 million damages verdict awarded to Mattel. Finding numerous errors by former district court judge Stephen Larson, including errors in...

2010-09-08 09:54:00

LEAGUE CITY, Texas, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Does your lengthy appeal letter attached to an even lengthier medical record result in two words from the carrier? "Denial upheld" is a favorite health insurer appeal response. However, form letter denials lacking a detailed explanation are just one of the medical claim problems the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act aims to stop. Appeal Solutions has updated their most popular appeals audio conference with new PPACA protections. "25...


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