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CVN Georgia's Top 5 Trial Stories of 2018

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Dec 7, 2018 5:46:51 PM

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CVN has covered a high-profile slate of Georgia trials throughout 2018, featuring some of the country's best attorneys and ranging from a startling mistrial in a wrongful death case against Ford to an eight-figure verdict against a transit giant. These are the five trial stories that made the biggest news:

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Topics: Georgia

Social Media's Role in $200K Verdict for GA Woman's Tractor-Trailer Crash Injuries |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 30, 2018 11:54:44 AM


Social media took center stage last month at trial over the injuries a Georgia woman received in a tractor-trailer crash, with Carlock Copeland’s Fred Valz using the woman’s online posts to help key a verdict that was a fraction of what she sought.

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Topics: Akhundov v. Ramos, Trucking, Georgia

Atlanta Judge Enters $18.75M+ Judgment Against MARTA for Paratransit Bus Passenger's Fall

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 16, 2018 9:09:10 AM

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Editor's note: CVN will publish video of the trial as soon as possible.  

Atlanta—A Fulton County Superior Court judge Thursday entered an $18.75-plus million post-verdict judgment against MARTA, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, following trial over a paratransit van fall that left a passenger with catastrophic brain damage. Johnson v. MARTA, 2017CV287279. 

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Topics: Johnson v. MARTA, Georgia, Transportation

BREAKING: $25M Verdict in Trial Against MARTA Over Fall That Left Bus Rider With Devastating Brain Damage

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 8, 2018 6:41:14 PM

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Editor's Note: CVN is working to publish the trial video as soon as possible.

Atlanta—Jurors Thursday handed down a $25 million verdict at trial against MARTA, the Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority, for a 2016 fall that left a paratransit bus passenger in a permanent vegetative state. Johnson v. MARTA, 2017CV287279. 

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Topics: Johnson v. MARTA, Georgia, Transportation

MARTA Faces Trial Next Week Over Fall That Left Paratransit Bus Rider in Vegetative State

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 1, 2018 5:41:04 PM

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Atlanta—Trial is set to begin next week over whether MARTA, the Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority, is responsible for a fall from a paratransit bus that left a rider with catastrophic brain damage. Johnson v. MARTA, 2017CV287279. 

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Topics: Johnson v. MARTA, Transportation, Georgia