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Defense Accuses Exterminator of Lying About Shoulder Injury, as GA Car Crash Trial Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 17, 2016 9:20:04 AM

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Decatur, GA—Attorneys debated whether decades of job-related orthopedic stress or a rear-end collision caused a Snellville exterminator’s shoulder injury, as trial began Tuesday against the woman who crashed into him. Rush v. Mealor, 14A52556.

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Topics: Negligence, Georgia, Transportation, rush v. mealor

Watch Michael Goldberg's Closing At Trial Over Spinal Damage Following Cobb County Car Crash |VIDEO|

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Nov 10, 2016 5:21:18 PM

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Topics: Court Video, Negligence, Georgia, Transportation, Reboulet v. Schlosberg

BREAKING: $5M Verdict for Limb Loss After Bone-Crushing Fall in GA Paratransit Van

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 28, 2016 10:34:11 PM


Jay Sadd delivers his closing argument on behalf of Patricia Smith, who claims Logisticare's failure to properly supervise a contracted paratransit transportation service led to the loss of her arm and the use of her leg. 


Atlanta—Jurors Friday awarded $5M to a Georgia woman who lost her left arm and had her right leg rendered useless in a fall on a paratransit van. Smith v. Logisticare, 2014EV002438-J.

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Topics: Negligence, Georgia, Transportation, Smith v. Logisticare

Watch Anthony Sonnett's Scathing Cross-Exam That Helped Clear BNSF in FELA Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Teresa Lo on Sep 26, 2016 4:48:37 PM

"This is not a game. This is not a joke. This isn't an opportunity to slip one by you, as jurors." During closings at a FELA trial against BNSF, Anthony Sonnett reminds jurors of changing details in the story surrounding Charles Davidson's railyard injury.


In a personal injury suit, a plaintiff's credibility is critical, and successfully impeaching a plaintiff can be the key to swinging a verdict. In a trial against BNSF Railway Co. over a train yard accident that allegedly left a firefighter pinned to a guardrail by a utility cart, a cross-exam by Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith's Anthony Sonnett likely played a central role in a major defense win. 

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Topics: Negligence, Transportation, FELA, Davidson v. BNSF Railway

BREAKING VERDICT: Jury Awards $813K to Architect Injured in Cobb County Car Crash

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 15, 2016 1:26:17 AM

Michael Goldberg delivers closing arguments at trial over a 2013 crash his client, Joseph Reboulet, says led to his spinal fusion and life-long pain. Jurors Wednesday awarded $813,000 in the case. 


Marietta, GA—Jurors Wednesday awarded $813,000 for the car crash a Georgia architect says led to his spinal fusion and a lifetime of pain. Reboulet v. Schlosberg, 14-A-3421-3.

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Topics: Negligence, Georgia, Transportation, Reboulet v. Schlosberg