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U.S. Chamber Research Shows Nuclear Verdicts Growing in Size and Frequency

Massive jury awards of $10 million or more continue to increase in size and frequency, according to a study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform. Between 2013 and 2022, the median nuclear verdict was $21 million, …

Big 2014 Jury Awards Could Spell Trouble for Auto Makers

Huge jury verdicts against companies over fatal flaws in their products made a comeback last year, which may foretell more bad news for carmakers with defective parts. Absent for a decade, billion-dollar verdicts returned in product-defect suits in 2014. The …

Man Wins $8K After Disney ‘Small World’ Breakdown

An attorney says a disabled man was awarded $8,000 by Disneyland after the “It’s A Small World” ride broke, stranding him for a half hour while the theme song played continuously. Lawyer David Geffen says Jose Martinez didn’t medically stabilize …