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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...

2014-04-08 23:02:42

The Firm is filing Actos lawsuits on behalf of individuals who took Actos for an extended period of time and allegedly developed bladder cancer due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The first federal trial of an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/actos/Actos-Lawsuit.html) has ended in a significant victory for the Plaintiff, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the jury hearing the...

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...

2013-09-04 23:01:09

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal has upheld a $33 million judgment against Lorillard Tobacco Co., finding on appeal that its arguments are without merit, reports Parker Waichman LLP and its co-counsel, which obtained the original verdict on behalf of a Miami woman whose husband had died from smoking-related lung cancer. Bonita Springs, Florida (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, and its co-counsel...

2013-08-16 23:02:07

The firm is currently offering transvaginal mesh lawsuit evaluations to women who allege they sustained injuries from Bard transvaginal mesh implants. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 A jury handed down a verdict awarding $250,000 in compensatory damages and assessing $1.75 million in punitive damages on Aug. 15 in a C.R. Bard Avaulta transvaginal mesh trial in federal court in Charleston, W. Va., a trial that was originally declared a mistrial before being retried this month, according to...

2013-07-29 13:16:06

How harmful we perceive an act to be depends on whether we see the act as intentional, reveals new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The new research shows that people significantly overestimate the monetary cost of intentional harm, even when they are given a financial incentive to be accurate. "The law already recognizes intentional harm as more wrong than unintentional harm," explain researchers Daniel Ames and Susan...

2013-06-17 12:20:16

TORONTO, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - dynaCERT Inc. (TSX -V: DYA) ("Dynacert" or the "Corporation") today announced the dismissal of the counterclaim by "Bearance ("Bearance") and his company Synergic Distribution Inc. ("Synergic") against the Corporation and the individually named directors", as described in (note 7) to the Audited Consolidated Financial Statements year ended December 31(st), 2012. (See below). The Corporation and its legal representative Lancaster Brooks and Welsh (LBW)...

2013-06-14 16:20:37

TORONTO, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - dynaCERT Inc. (TSX -V: DYA) ("Dynacert" or the "Corporation") today announced the dismissal of the counterclaim by "Bearance ("Bearance") and his company Synergic Distribution Inc. ("Synergic") against the Corporation and the individually named directors", as described in (note 7) to the Audited Consolidated Financial Statements year ended December 31(st), 2012. (See below). The Corporation and its legal representative Lancaster Brooks and Welsh (LBW)...

2013-05-06 23:02:12

Two weeks after a judge threw out seven bellwether NuvaRing lawsuits, plaintiffs scored a win on May 3 in the New Jersey multicounty litigation consolidation when a judge refused to dismiss punitive damages claims in nine bellwether NuvaRing lawsuits, according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group, a NuvaRing law firm, offers its opinion on the developments and notes that it operates a case information site that features a comprehensive history of the contraceptive device, in...

2013-04-23 20:20:21

HOUSTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the deadly rollover accident on April 11, 2013, the bus crash lawyers at Fitts Zehl LLP have created a Cardinal Bus Crash Hotline to provide the passengers and their families with updates about the state's investigation, as well as the firm's own internal investigation of the crash. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130423/DA00394) It was recently announced that a third passenger, Mrs. Alice Stanley, tragically passed away...