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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 Jury Awards $200K to Driver Injured in Tractor-Trailer Wreck

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 19, 2018 3:03:25 PM

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Atlanta—Jurors Wednesday awarded $200,000 to a Georgia woman for injuries she suffered in a 2013 crash with a tractor trailer. Akhundov v. Ramos and Unimex Logistics, LLC., 15EV003047.

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Topics: Akhundov v. Ramos, Trucking, Georgia

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: Lennig v. CRST, California, Trucking

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