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$3.5M Verdict Blasts Nightclub at Trial Over Shooting That Injured 2 Patrons

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 29, 2017 11:59:21 PM

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Decatur, GA—Jurors awarded a total of $3.5 million earlier this month to a pair of Georgia women shot outside a Stone Mountain-area nightclub.Canaday v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A47164-3, Johnson v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A-47165-3.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia, Canaday v. Jay's Place

Doctor Prevails in Med Mal Trial Over Turner Sports Director's Fatal Heart Attack

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 20, 2017 10:35:54 PM

Scott Bailey delivers his closing argument at trial of Dr. Arezou Fatemi. Jurors cleared Fatemi of liability for the death of Tom Cox, who suffered a heart attack days after visiting the doctor. 


Atlanta—Jurors Wednesday cleared a physician of responsibility for the heart attack-related death of a long-time Turner Broadcasting sports director. Cox v. Fatemi, et al., 15EV001192.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Cox v. Fatemi

Dr. Accused of Responsibility for Turner Sports Director's Deadly Heart Attack, as Med Mal Trial Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 10, 2017 11:30:25 PM

Wayne Grant delivers his opening statement at trial against Dr. Arezou Fatemi, accused of negligence that led to the death of Tom Cox. 


Atlanta—Attorneys Tuesday debated whether an Atlanta-area doctor was responsible for the heart attack-related death of a longtime Turner Broadcasting sports director, as trial opened against the physician. Cox v. Fatemi, et al., 15EV001192. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Cox v. Fatemi

Alwyn Fredericks' Opening Statement Paves Way for $3.5M Verdict in TBI Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Aug 4, 2017 7:38:30 AM

In mild traumatic brain injury cases, jurors may not be able to see the outward symptoms of a plaintiff's brain damage immediately. Because of that, it’s critical for a plaintiff’s attorney to lay the groundwork for a significant damage request by conveying the severity of the injury in the first moments of an opening statement. In Wicker v. American Family Insurance, Cash, Krugler & Fredericks’ Alwyn Fredericks combined visual aids and clear analogies during his opening to set up a seven-figure verdict in his client’s 2015 trial.

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Topics: Court Video, Georgia, Transportation, Wicker v. American Family Insurance, Traumatic Brain Injury

Curtis Anderson's Opening Statement Helps Clear Wellstar & Jailhouse Dr. in $30M Med Mal Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Jul 27, 2017 9:00:00 PM

In a medical malpractice trial, a defense attorney often faces a difficult hurdle convincing jurors to look beyond the tragic, emotionally-charged circumstances surrounding a case in order to evaluate a doctor's care. In Graham v. Hendrix, Downey & Cleveland’s W. Curtis Anderson delivered an opening that keyed a defense win in an 8-figure suit against Wellstar Health System and one of its physicians.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Graham v. Hendrix