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Hulk Hogan-Gawker Jury Awards $25 Million In Punitive Damages

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida jury awarded a total of $25 million in punitive damages Monday in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, hitting Gawker Media with a $15 million judgment and its owner, Nick Denton, with $10 million. 311 more words

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Hulk Hogan's $115 Million Verdict

You’ve likely seen by now that Hulk Hogan was awarded a huge verdict against Gawker.  The verdict is an impressive number, but how soon can Hogan expect to get the money, and ultimately, how much will he get? 430 more words

Legal News

Waldman v. Stone

(W.D. Ky. Jan. 15, 2016)

On remand from the Sixth Circuit, the district court apportions fault 50/50 between the two defendants (pursuant to KRS 411.182) and reduces the punitive damage award proportionally with the reduction of compensatory damages. 38 more words

Fraud

Woman Can Seek More Than $20M In Damages In Lawsuit Over Drunken Hospital Photos

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cook County judge has given attorneys permission to seek hefty punitive damages in a lawsuit accusing a Northwestern Memorial Hospital doctor of posting photos of a drunken patient online. 277 more words

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WHEN AN INTOXICATED DRIVER CAUSES INJURY OR DEATH - Our firm led the fight!

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention every single  day, almost 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. 471 more words

AUTO ACCIDENTS

Weary v. Poteat

(6th Cir. Sep. 30, 2015)

The Sixth Circuit affirms the lower courts, holding that the creditor willfully violated the automatic stay and punitive damages were appropriate. 104 more words

Sixth Circuit

Ejected - Man Knocked Unconscious on Water Slide; Court Permits Amendment to Complaint Alleging Punitive Damages (PA)

Perez v. Great Wolf Lodge of the Poconos (Pennsylvania)
(trial court disposition)

Plaintiff Brian Perez was a paying guest and business invitee of the defendant Great Wolf Lodge, which operates a hotel and water park in the Poconos.   586 more words

Federal Litigation