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Wrongful Death Verdict Is ‘Excessive’ (access required)

In this wrongful death case, a Charlottesville Circuit Court finds plaintiff Isaiah Lester’s jury award of $6,227,000 as the beneficiary of his wife’s estate grossly disproportionate to the injuries actually suffered, and the court will remit $4,127,000, leaving him with an award of $2,100,000 adjusted for interest. The court also orders plaintiffs’ counsel to pay reasonable ...

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