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Attorneys Debate Cause of Trucker's Paralysis, as Big Rig Rollover Trial Opens Against Seat Manufacturer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 13, 2020 11:41:24 AM

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Update: Proceedings have been stayed through mid-April because of concerns over coronavirus and its impact.

Lawrenceville, GA— The lack of safety features in a tractor-trailer seat caused a trucker’s paralysis in a big rig rollover, an attorney for the trucker told jurors Tuesday as trial opened against the seat manufacturer. Hill v. Commercial Vehicle Group Inc., et al.. 17-C-07188. 

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Topics: Products Liability, Georgia, Trucking, Hill v. Indiana Mills & Manufacturing Inc., et al.

Lawyers Argue Over Cause of Smoker's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Starts Against Philip Morris

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 6, 2020 1:38:06 PM

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Miami, FL— Attorneys Friday argued over who bore fault for the lung cancer that killed a 55-year-old Florida smoker, as trial opened against Philip Morris.  Lipp v. Philip Morris, 2017-CA-018509.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Lipp v. Philip Morris

Big Rig Rollover Trial Set to Start Against Companies Trucker Blames for His Paralysis

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 6, 2020 11:38:57 AM

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Lawrenceville, GA— Trial is scheduled to begin next week against makers of a tractor-trailer seat and seat belt involved in a 2015 rollover crash that paralyzed a trucker. Hill v. Indiana Mills & Manufacturing, Inc., et al., 17-C-07188-S1.

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Trucking, Hill v. Indiana Mills & Manufacturing Inc., et al.

|VIDEO| How Joseph Wilson's Riveting Opening Set Up $584K Verdict in Armored Truck Crash Trial

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 28, 2020 3:28:42 PM

A powerful opening narrative about a plaintiff’s life and the magnitude of her loss often lays the crucial foundation for an effective damage claim. At a damages-only trial over an armored truck crash that shattered a Georgia woman’s arm, Joseph Wilson’s riveting opening about the wreck's lasting impact led to a six-figure verdict. 

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Hall v. Hollis, et al.

Florida Jury Awards $160K to Woman for Crash She Says Caused Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 28, 2020 2:08:01 PM

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Ocala, FL— Jurors awarded a Florida woman $160,000 Wednesday at a damages trial over the two-car crash she says left her with a traumatic brain injury. Griffis v. Green, et al., 2014CA001726.

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Topics: Florida, Transportation, Griffis v. Green