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$1M Settlement With 1 Doc, Directed Verdict for Another Wraps Med Mal Trial Over Patient's Leg Amputation

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 1, 2019 12:11:18 AM

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Atlanta, GA— A Georgia woman reached a $1 million settlement Thursday with one of the doctors she claims is responsible for the loss of her leg, soon after jurors found the physician partially liable on a $4.7 million award, and days after a verdict was directed in favor of the second doctor she claims is at fault. Lockhart v. Bloom, et al., 16EV003451. 

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Topics: Lockhart v. Bloom, et al., Medical Malpractice, Georgia

Walt Disney World Resort Accident Left Georgia Woman With Rare Nerve Disorder, Atty Claims as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 30, 2019 4:27:08 PM

Nelson Tyrone delivers openings at trial against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. over an injury he says his client suffered in an accident at a hotel food court. 


Orlando, FL— A Georgia woman suffers from a rare nerve disorder caused by a Walt Disney World restaurant cart that ran over her foot, an attorney for the woman said Tuesday, as trial opened against the resort giant. Wilson v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. Inc., 2015-CA-003347.

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Topics: Wilson v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Florida, Premises Liability

Jurors Clear RJR at Trial Over $15M+ Claim Nicotine Addiction Killed Vietnam Vet

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 30, 2019 3:42:00 PM

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Bartow, FL— Jurors Friday found R.J. Reynolds was not responsible for the death of a Florida Vietnam vet who smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day for decades. Russell v. R.J. Reynolds, 2010-CA-005234. 

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Topics: Russell v. R.J. Reynolds, tobacco, Florida, Engle Progeny

Disney's U.S. Parks & Resorts Arm Faces Trial Next Week Over Guest's Foot Injury

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 25, 2019 11:31:43 AM

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Orlando, FL— Disney’s U.S. park and resort subsidiary is scheduled to face trial next week over claims a Disney World guest suffered long-term injuries when a bussing cart ran over her foot. Wilson v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. Inc., 2015-CA-003347.

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Topics: Wilson v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Florida, Premises Liability

Settlement During Punitive Phase Follows $2M Compensatory Verdict Against RJR for Smoker's Fatal Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 25, 2019 9:13:12 AM

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New Port Richey, FL— Days after jurors handed down a $2 million compensatory verdict against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a Florida woman’s cancer death, and shortly after punitive proceedings opened in the case Tuesday, the tobacco giant settled with the woman’s family. Kelley v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017CA002490.

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Topics: Kelley v. R.J. Reynolds, Florida, Engle Progeny, tobacco