|VIDEO| GA Jury Awards $28M in Trial Over Fatal Head-On Crash

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 18, 2024 4:30:02 PM

Lawrenceville, GA— Jurors Wednesday awarded $28 million at trial over the death of a Georgia man in a head-on crash. Cohen, et al. v. Bell, 23-C-00222-S2. 

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Cohen, et al. v. Bell

$34.7M Total Verdict Hits R.J. Reynolds in Retrial Over Florida Smoker's Throat Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 17, 2024 3:18:17 PM

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Gainesville FL— Jurors last week handed down a $34.7 million total verdict against R.J. Reynolds after finding the company responsible for the throat cancer death of a Florida man. Bessent-Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015-CA-002554. 

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Jury Hears Openings In $45M+ Childbirth Malpractice Trial - Watch Gavel-to-Gavel via CVN

Posted by David Siegel on Apr 14, 2024 10:29:52 PM

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, California

|VIDEO| Key Moments from a Quartet of Recent, Noteworthy Trials

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 11, 2024 1:34:34 PM

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|VIDEO| Shane Read on the Bethany Schneider Closing That Won $5.5M TBI Trial Verdict

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 5, 2024 11:49:42 AM

Arguing non-economic damages such as pain and suffering in a case that involves a serious, but not necessarily catastrophic injury can be difficult. Framing the injury so that jurors understand its severity while ensuring jurors don’t feel that the loss has been exaggerated is key to setting up the best possible award. And in the latest Trial Technique Spotlight, Shane Read, one of the country’s preeminent trial consultants, spotlights how Bethany Schneider powerfully framed a non-catastrophic traumatic brain injury to set up a $5.5 million total verdict. 

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Topics: Georgia, Laguerre v. Cajun Contractors, Trial Technique Spotlight