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|VIDEO| How Jonathan Gdanski's Teacher-Student Analogy Helped Deliver 8-Figure Verdict in Tobacco Case

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Jun 21, 2019 1:47:58 PM

 

 


A vivid analogy can be a powerful way for a jury to connect with an argument. In the punitive phase of a 2019 trial against the nation’s two biggest tobacco companies for the death of a Florida smoker, Jonathan Gdanski outlines a hypothetical teacher-student discussion to drive home the point of civil punishment, and helps deliver an 8-figure verdict in the case. 

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris

California Jury Hears Openings In Nation’s 1st School Shooting Negligence Trial

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 21, 2019 7:40:39 AM

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Topics: California

|BREAKING| $5.5M Verdict Hits Building Contractor for Brain Injury Man Suffered at Georgia Hotel

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 20, 2019 7:59:19 PM

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Decatur, GA— Jurors slapped a building contractor with a $5.5 million verdict Thursday for the brain injury a Georgia taxi driver suffered in a 2015 construction accident at an Atlanta hotel. Laguerre v Peachtree Property Sub LLC, et al., 17A64087.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia

|BREAKING| $8.97M Verdict Against Domino's Pizza Over Crash That Ultimately Killed Former Fire Chief

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 14, 2019 7:13:23 PM

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Orlando, FL— Domino’s Pizza was hit with an $8.97 million verdict Friday at trial over a 2011 crash that ultimately killed a former Florida fire chief. Wiederhold v. Domino’s Pizza, 2011-CA-001589.

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Topics: Florida, Transportation, Wiederhold v. Domino's Pizza

Trial Set to Start Against Atlanta Hotel Over Claims Falling Pipe Left Taxi Driver With Brain Damage

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 14, 2019 3:51:59 PM

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Decatur, GA— Trial is set to begin next week over the brain damage a taxi driver claims he suffered when he was hit by a pipe that fell from a rooftop pool deck at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta Midtown. Laguerre v Peachtree Property Sub LLC, et al., 17A64087.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia