Premises liability cases involving a property's security often turn on whether the property owner could have reasonably done anything to make the premises safer. In a January 2018 trial over the shooting death of an apartment tenant, Weinberg Wheeler’s Mark Johnson crafted a forceful argument on that issue, helping clear the apartment of 99% of fault in the case. Alexis v. Riverstone Residential SE, 14A52296E5.
Atlanta—Jurors Friday evening cleared Milliken & Company of fault in the first wrongful death case to go to trial over a Georgia plane crash that killed five employees of a vascular practice. McCorkle, et al. v. Milliken & Company, et al., 15EV000163.
Update: Jurors cleared Milliken & Company of fault in the first wrongful death case to go to trial over a 2013 plane crash that killed five. Click here for more details on closings and the verdict.
Atlanta—Closing arguments are expected Friday in the first wrongful death trial against Milliken & Company over a plane crash that killed five people, a day after the pilot involved in the crash wrapped testimony in the case. McCorkle, et al. v. Milliken & Company, 15EV000163.
Atlanta—Milliken & Company faces its first trial next week in a series of related cases stemming from a February 2013 plane crash that killed five. McCorkle, et al. v. Milliken & Company, 15EV000163.
As the final chance to speak before a jury deliberates, closing rebuttal is one of the most crucial pieces of a plaintiff’s case, and it can be the most effective point to request damages. In a 2017 trial over the shooting of two club patrons, Mecca Anderson’s searing rebuttal on close helped bring home a $3.5 million verdict. Canaday v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A47164-3, Johnson v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A-47165-3.