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Golden Temple Executives Unjustly Enriched Themselves

Posted by msch on Dec 19, 2011 10:51:00 AM

Portland, Oregon - An Oregon state court held yesterday that executives at the Golden Temple natural foods company unjustly enriched themselves at the expense of the Sikh religious community. 

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Topics: Golden Temple, Unjust Enrichment

Legal malpractice trial begins for Sarasota's oldest law firm

Posted by msch on Dec 8, 2011 8:30:00 AM

Sarasota, Florida - Partners from the prestigious law firm Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen are no strangers to Sarasota courtrooms, but in a legal malpractice trial that began this week they are not representing clients. They are the clients. 

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Topics: Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen, Sarasota, Phelps Dunbar, Malpractice

Plaintiff Found 60% at Fault in Sury Engle Tobacco Trial

Posted by msch on Nov 28, 2011 2:03:00 PM

Sury v. R.J. Reynolds (Jacksonville, Florida)

A jury reached a $1 million verdict Monday morning in the Sury v. RJ Reynolds Engle Tobacco trial. Specifically they found the plaintiff, William Sury, 60% at fault with the remaining fault split between RJ Reynolds and Lorillard evenly, each with 20%. There were no punitive damages awarded.

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Topics: Sury v. RJR, Engle Progeny, Tobacco Litigation

Tanna Accutane trial begins in New Jersey

Posted by msch on Nov 15, 2011 2:21:00 PM

New Jersey is home to another Accutane toxic tort trial, as plaintiff Priya Tanna sues Roche to recover for her permanent injuries. Tanna started using the prescription Accutane as a 15 year old and has since developed Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). 

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Topics: Toxic Torts, accutane, Pharmaceutical

Million dollar verdict in Nikki Beach Club bar brawl trial

Posted by msch on Nov 14, 2011 9:30:00 AM

A Florida jury awarded plaintiff, David Milian just over $1 million Thursday afternoon in his suit against Miami nightspot Nikki Beach Club. Specifically, the jury awarded $150,000 for loss of earnings, $100,000 for hospital and medical bills from the past and into the future, and $800,000 for pain suffering and mental anguish.

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Topics: Court Video, Negligence, Tort, Verdict, CVN