Philip Morris Lost Appeal of $41 Million Verdict

A $41 million jury award for a former smoker whose decades-long habit allegedly led to a life with debilitating pulmonary disease isn’t excessive, the Eleventh Circuit said in a ruling against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. … Continue reading

Telework with The National Trial Lawyers’ CVN Essentials Member Value Upgrade

      Telework with The National Trial Lawyers’ CVN Essentials Member Value Upgrade   Trials on hold? Currently teleworking? The National Trial Lawyers, in partnership with Courtroom View Network (CVN), is providing current members with FREE access to CVN … Continue reading

$520M Settlement Approved in Santee Cooper lawsuit

A South Carolina judge gave preliminary approval to a $520 million settlement that would provide refunds to customers of a state-owned utility who were charged increased rates for a failed nuclear construction project. Judge Jean Toal gave an initial approval … Continue reading

Lawyer’s ‘Death Warrant’ Remarks Get $18M Verdict Reversed

The Georgia Court of Appeals reversed a verdict of $18 million Monday, citing “inflammatory remarks” a lawyer made during closing arguments. Judge Brian Rickman wrote a unanimous opinion tossing the results from a damages-only Mitchell County Superior Court trial in … Continue reading

$1.2M Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Central Oregon Hospital

A former pharmacist is suing central Oregon’s largest health care provider for $1.2 million, saying the hospital maintained a hostile work environment that included gender discrimination and sexual harassment. Darcy Martin filed the lawsuit against St. Charles Health System on … Continue reading

Texas Personal Injury Attorney, Greg Baumgartner, Named to Elite National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

​​   Greg Baumgartner this week received an honor limited to just 100 individuals in each state. He was named to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. And that is no minor accomplishment considering there are 1.3 million attorneys in the United … Continue reading

Class-Action Lawsuit Over B. Braun Plant Emissions of Cancer-Causing Chemical

A man who lives and works near B. Braun Medical’s plant in Lehigh County has sued the company over emissions of a cancer-causing chemical used to sterilize medical equipment. Adam Akarsoy of Whitehall Township is the lead plaintiff in a … Continue reading

Jet Gift Basket Roll Out

Members of The National Trial Lawyers now receive 20% OFF on using code NTL20! Jet Gift Baskets is one of the biggest American online gift basket retailers that delivers gift baskets of wine, chocolates, and gourmet treats that are … Continue reading

$18M Church St. South Settlement Reached

Hundreds of tenants who were displaced from the mold-infested former Church Street South apartment complex are slated to receive upwards of $17,000 each, under a proposed $18.75 million settlement agreed to by the Massachusetts-based landlord and the tenants’ civil rights … Continue reading

Teens Misidentified After Deadly Car Crash: “Just heart-dropping”

The bodies of two Florida teenagers were misidentified after they were killed in a car crash near Pensacola last July. The mistake wasn’t caught until just before a wake, and not until after organs had been taken from the wrong … Continue reading