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PET scans showed evidence of brain damage after collision – $1,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff is a Ph.D. research biochemist, 57, who was rear-ended by the defendant. Plaintiff struck his head on the steering wheel but did not lose consciousness. He was, however, extremely confused and dazed at the crash site. He initially treated ...

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Punitives award of $100K reinstated (access required)


Two plaintiffs suffered minor injuries in an auto accident when their vehicle was struck by a drunken driver talking on a cellphone. A jury awarded plaintiff Victoria Coalson $5,600 and plaintiff Michael Stemke $14,000, and awarded each plaintiff punitive damages ...

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College student claims she was assaulted by boss after hours – $40,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff testified that she was working as a part-time office assistant to a solo practice tax accountant while she finished her college degree. One night, her boss, the defendant, kept her in the office until late at night and then ...

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Plaintiff sued neighbors for racial harassment – $98,688 Verdict (access required)

This case stemmed from a situation that began when a husband and wife cursed out their neighbor, using patently racist language. This behavior evolved into regular verbal harassment, which was often explicitly racial in nature. Additionally, the wife filed two ...

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Costco employee denies striking plaintiff with pallet jack – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was shopping with his father at a Costco store in Sterling on June 4, 2009. Plaintiff alleged that while he was in the produce isle, Costco employee Jose Fonseca pushed a pallet jack containing a stack of grapes into ...

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