Topics: Products Liability
Randall Bassett delivers the opening statement for UPS, accused of responsibility for the late-night collision that killed James Hope Jr.
Jacksonville, FL—Attorneys debated whether a UPS tractor-trailer driver caused the late night collision that killed two men, as trial opened Thursday against the delivery service giant. Hope v. UPS, 2011-CA-005747.
Lloyd Bell details events leading to Cris Nelson's fall during a blood draw at an Emory Healthcare clinic. Emory has admitted negligence for the fall, which paralyzed Nelson. Jurors will decide damages, which run into the millions.
Decatur, GA—Jurors will determine the amount Emory Healthcare owes a man for a paralyzing fall he suffered during a routine blood draw, as trial opened Tuesday against the healthcare provider. Nelson v. Emory Healthcare, 14A53202E2.
Gary Paige delivers closings arguments at trial against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the cancer death of Tom Purdo. Jurors awarded Purdo's family more than $33 million, including $12.5 million in punitives.
West Palm Beach, FL—Jurors this week awarded $33.5 million to the family of a Florida attorney after finding the nation’s two largest tobacco companies responsible for his cancer death. Purdo v. R.J, Reynolds, et al., 2007-CA-024173.
Keenan Nix delivers the closing arguments at trial against Robert Pollard and Papa John's Pizza Inc., for a collision Nix says left his client, Glenda Williams, with permanent brain damage. Jurors awarded Williams $11 million.
Decatur, GA—A DeKalb County State Court jury awarded $11 million Monday to a woman who allegedly suffered long-term brain damage in a rainy evening collision with a Papa John’s Pizza delivery driver. Williams v. Pollard, et al., 14A52522-5.