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Case of the Day - Monday, May 14, 2018


I’ll tell you where the real money is in litigation. It’s not the guy who walks into the lawyer’s office with a tale of woe at the hands of some big, faceless, loaded corporation. 1,489 more words

Before Collapse, Bridge Builders Dismissed Concerns About Cracks | 2018-03-18 | ENR

Each day brings another detail about how what was intended to be a charming, $14-million pedestrian bridge at Florida International University near Miami took only seconds to become a national tragedy. 65 more words

Construction Defect Litigation

Risperdal: Punitive Damages in Question

A Risperdal case initially earning a $1.75 Million verdict was capped and reduced to $680,000, but is now back in court. The Pennsylvania Superior Court sent the case back to trial court to investigate whether a new trial should occur which allows for punitive damages. 176 more words

**CALL TO ACTION**ATTN: ALL Florida Residents! Plz Support SB 896 Introduced SJ 68..Nursing Homes and Related Health Care Facilities (IMPROVEMENTS)The BILL Is DYING In The Senate!

>> RE: FL SB 896 Nursing Homes & Related Health Care Facilities Introduced into SJ 68 (This Bill is DYING In the Senate) … 528 more words

Debbie Dahmer

Cherokee Nation Sues Medication Wholesalers as well as Stores for Opioid Abuse

On April 20. 2017, the Cherokee Nation filed suit in the Area Court of the Cherokee Nation alleging that particular wholesale medication representatives as well as drug stores have actually caused the citizens of the Cherokee Country to become addicted to opioid drugs and that the defendants might as well as should have taken steps to prevent the opioid epidemic. 159 more words

Cherokee Court

When Civil Law Countries Recognize Punitive Damages

On 5 July 2017, the Italian Court of Cassation, as the French Court of Cassation in December 2010, affirmed that punitive damages are not contrary to international public order. 1,676 more words


Oakland Councilwoman Ordered To Pay $550K For 2015 Nightclub Fracas

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A jury Monday ordered Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks to pay $550,000 in punitive damages to former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown damages for an incident in October 2015 in which Brooks pushed Brown down at an Oakland nightclub. 582 more words