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

Trial Begins Against GA Doctors Accused of Med Mal That Forced Patient's Leg Amputation

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 16, 2019 2:26:51 PM

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Atlanta—Trial opened Wednesday over claims medical negligence cost a Georgia woman her leg. Lockhart v. Bloom, et al., 16EV003451. 

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

CVN Georgia's Top 5 Trial Stories of 2018

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Dec 7, 2018 5:46:51 PM

 


CVN has covered a high-profile slate of Georgia trials throughout 2018, featuring some of the country's best attorneys and ranging from a startling mistrial in a wrongful death case against Ford to an eight-figure verdict against a transit giant. These are the five trial stories that made the biggest news:

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Topics: Georgia

Social Media's Role in $200K Verdict for GA Woman's Tractor-Trailer Crash Injuries |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 30, 2018 11:54:44 AM


Social media took center stage last month at trial over the injuries a Georgia woman received in a tractor-trailer crash, with Carlock Copeland’s Fred Valz using the woman’s online posts to help key a verdict that was a fraction of what she sought.

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Topics: Georgia, Trucking, Akhundov v. Ramos

Atlanta Judge Enters $18.75M+ Judgment Against MARTA for Paratransit Bus Passenger's Fall

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 16, 2018 9:09:10 AM

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Editor's note: CVN will publish video of the trial as soon as possible.  

Atlanta—A Fulton County Superior Court judge Thursday entered an $18.75-plus million post-verdict judgment against MARTA, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, following trial over a paratransit van fall that left a passenger with catastrophic brain damage. Johnson v. MARTA, 2017CV287279. 

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Johnson v. MARTA