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Injured deliveryman negotiates settlement after arbitration award – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 42-year-old male, was a route deliveryman for a beverage company. He had delivered beverages to defendant hospital numerous times. On the day of the incident, he had 20-gallon containers on his delivery cart and arrived on the second ...

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FedEx driver bitten by pit bull during home delivery – $90,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a Federal Express delivery driver, did not get a response after he knocked on the defendants’ front door. As he was completing a door tag, the garage door began opening and he walked towards that door. A pit ...

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College student’s academic struggles attributed to TBI – $2,800,000 Settlement (access required)

In 2006, the 13-year-old plaintiff was injured when the automobile in which he was a passenger was struck by an SUV that failed to stop at a stop sign. The plaintiff was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where it ...

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Bicyclist suffers TBI after hit-and-run accident, case settled – $1,350,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 60-year-old woman with multiple post-graduate degrees and a high-level, executive position in a government agency involved in the field of intelligence. She was severely injured by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bicycle on the shoulder of ...

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Changes to diagnostic manual will impact litigation (access required)

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Changes in the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s diagnostic manual are likely to have an impact in the courtroom. The fifth iteration of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – better known as DSM-5 – updated ...

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