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BREAKING UPDATE: Jury Clears Plane Manufacturer at Trial Over Crash That Injured 2

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 16, 2018 1:26:42 PM

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Update: Fort Lauderdale, FL—Jurors Friday afternoon found Daher-Socata and Socata North America were not at fault for the 2014 plane crash that injured a Georgia physician and her husband, the plane's pilot.

The verdict, reached after more than eight hours of deliberations in Florida's 17th Judicial Circuit, cleared the French plane manufacturer and its North American subsidiary on plaintiff's design defect, failure-to-warn, and negligence claims. Attorneys for the couple had sought more than $15 million in damages. McCaleb v. Daher-Socata, CACE15014561.

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Topics: McCaleb v. Daher-Socata, Aviation, Florida, Transportation

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

Matthew Moffett & the Closing That Drove a Defense Win at Trial Over a Fatal Crosswalk Crash |VIDEO|

Posted by Courtroom View Network on May 15, 2018 9:41:00 PM


Arguments over driver reaction times often play a crucial role in car accident cases. In one of CVN's most impressive defense verdicts of 2017, Matthew Moffett’s cogent closing and a focus on split-second decision-making helped carry a jury decision for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in a crosswalk.     

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Topics: Quynn v. Hulsey, Georgia, Transportation