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Brian Panish Opening Undercuts Surveillance Video, Sets Stage for $52.8M Verdict in Truck Crash Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 14, 2018 3:01:42 PM


Without an effective strategy to address it, post-injury video surveillance of a plaintiff can decimate even an otherwise strong personal injury case. In Lennig v. CRST, however, Brian Panish used his opening statement to blunt video surveillance of his client and ultimately turn the video back on the trucking company defendant, helping secure an eight-figure verdict in the process.

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Topics: California, Trucking, Lennig v. CRST

Last-Minute Medical Evidence Leads to Mistrial in Tractor-Trailer Crash Case

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 9, 2017 3:41:56 PM

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Atlanta—A Fulton County State Court judge declared a mistrial shortly after opening statements began Monday over injuries a Georgia woman says she suffered in a 2013 crash with a tractor trailer.

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Topics: Georgia, Trucking, Akhundov v. Ramos

BREAKING VERDICT: $3.9M Award for Late-Night Truck Crash that Killed Mother & Son

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 17, 2017 1:59:37 PM

 

 Marianne Howanitz delivers her closing argument at trial over the deaths of Deborah and Eliezer Maldonado, Jr.


Ocala, FL—Jurors Friday awarded more than $3.9 million to the family of a Florida mother and son killed in a late-night, 2012 truck crash, but found a non-party drunk driver largely at fault, likely reducing the award. Maldonado v. Wayne T. Fellows, et al., 2013CA001308.

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Topics: Florida, Trucking, Maldonado v. Wayne T. Fellows Inc

Trucker, HR Firm Liable for Florida Crash That Killed 2, Attorney Says as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 2, 2017 4:08:25 PM

An image of the Maldonados' car after the wreck that killed Deborah and Eliezer Maldonado, Jr. The image was shown during openings at trial against Theorphilus Clark, Wayne T. Fellows Inc. and Peoplease Corp., accused of responsibility for the crash. 


Ocala, FL—Attorneys debated who caused the late night, 2012 truck crash that killed a Florida woman and her 12-year-old son, as trial opened Wednesday against the trucker and companies that hired him. Maldonado v. Wayne T. Fellows, et al., 2013CA001308.

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Topics: Florida, Trucking, Maldonado v. Wayne T. Fellows Inc

Trial Set to Start Over FL Truck Crash That Killed Mother & 12-Year-Old Son

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 26, 2017 10:56:17 AM

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Ocala, FL—Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday at trial against a trucking firm and others over a 2012 crash that killed a Florida woman and her 12-year-old son. Maldonado v. Wayne T. Fellows Inc., et al., 2013-CA-001308.

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Topics: Florida, Trucking, Maldonado v. Wayne T. Fellows Inc