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Mississippi Jury Awards $1.25M to Trooper Hurt in Off-Duty Accident

A jury has awarded $1.25 million to a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper whose left leg was partially amputated because of an off-duty motorcycle accident. A Jackson County jury handed down the verdict last week against two construction companies that left …

Why Avoiding a Jury Trial is the Best Defense

Because juries can be unpredictable, awarding large sums even in conservative jurisdictions, jury trials should be considered as a last resort, according to Nicole Whyte, founding partner at Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. Whyte sat down with Claims Journal, during …

Missouri Paid $52M in 5 Years to Settle Suits Against Various Agencies

Missouri has paid more than $52 million over the last five years to settle lawsuits against various state agencies, according to information from the attorney general’s office. The House budget committee received the list of settlements just before a public …

Minnesota Jury Awards $28M in Crash That Left Teen Paralyzed

A jury has awarded more than $28 million to a woman paralyzed in a crash with school bus in northern Minnesota, but it remains to be seen whether she’ll ever receive the entire award. Paige Anderson was 16 years old …

Jury Awards $55M in Erin Andrews Nude Video Lawsuit

A jury awarded Erin Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame. After …

Jury Awards Montana Woman $1.75M for Damaged Home

A woman will receive $1.75 million from two companies after a drainage system they installed caused extensive damage to her Billings, Mont., home. The Billings Gazette reports Oakland Home Builders Corporation, Gary Oakland, the CEO and chairman of The Oakland …

Jury Orders Arizona to Pay $4.3M for Toxic Fume Injuries to Worker

A jury has awarded a Tonopah man and his wife about $4.3 million for injuries he received while working in an Arizona Department of Transportation electronics room. The verdict from a Maricopa County Superior Court jury came after the man …

Colorado Jury Awards $11M to Inmate Who Suffered Stroke

A federal jury has awarded $11 million to a former Jefferson County, Co., jail inmate who said a nurse ignored his medical needs while he suffered a stroke. The jury on Monday found that Correctional Healthcare Companies and the nurse …

Kentucky Hospital Must Pay Parents of Brain Injured Child $18M

A jury has awarded the parents of a child who suffered a brain injury during his birth more than $18 million in damages. The Glasgow Daily Times reports the jury rendered its decision on Tuesday after deliberating for about an …

Jury Award Restored in West Virginia Flood Case

The West Virginia Supreme Court has ordered the restoration of monetary damages to Huntington homeowners hit by flooding in 2011. The high court ruled Thursday in an appeal brought by five plaintiffs along Krouts Creek, The Herald-Dispatch reported. Last year …