$3M Settlement After Worker Falls Into Elevator Shaft

A worker who suffered a brain injury after falling down a poorly-lit freight elevator shaft at Kean University nearly four year ago settled his negligence lawsuit for $3 million. Michael Cupo, then 55, tumbled five feet down the shaft, fracturing … Continue reading

Dignity Health’s $100M Class-Action Settlement was Largest of 2019

Two health systems and a hospital agreed to pay a combined $164 million in 2019 to resolve allegations that they used a religious Employee Retirement Income Security Act exemption they weren’t entitled to, according to Bloomberg Law. Dignity Health’s $100 million … Continue reading

Jury Awards $4 Million To Disney Cruise Line Worker

A Disney Cruise Line worker was awarded $4 million by a jury after she claimed that she got inadequate medical care from ship doctors after she was hit by a car during a port of call. The Brevard County jury … Continue reading

$50M Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home

A $50 million lawsuit has been filed against a Hillcrest nursing facility after an 88-year-old resident said she was sexually assaulted in the fall of 2019. At around 3 a.m. on Oct. 27, Lusean Arline allegedly entered the facility owned … Continue reading

Amazon, Ring face $5 million proposed class action lawsuit

Amazon and Ring were slapped with a $5 million proposed class action federal lawsuit Thursday that alleges their camera systems are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Earlier this month, at least four families in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas reported that their Ring … Continue reading

$1.25M Settlement After Doctor’s Delay Led to Death

The parents of a boy who died 14 months after being born with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy received a mediated settlement of $1.25 million from the U.S. government in a medical malpractice case. The parents alleged an obstetrician at a federally supported health … Continue reading

$12M Settlement For Family of Teen Who Died After Being Tased

The family of a 15-year-old who died after a Michigan state trooper stunned him with a Taser has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Michigan State Police for $12 million, a family lawyer said Sunday. The family of the teenager, … Continue reading

$202M Verdict Where Drunk Hits Car with Pregnant Woman

A Highlands County, Florida, jury awarded a verdict of more than $202 million to the plaintiffs involved in a devastating drunk-driving accident. Tampa plaintiff attorneys Dereck Capaz and Andres Oliveros represented Isamar Gonzalez, a twenty-five-year-old young mother, along with her … Continue reading

Brooklyn girl wins $43M lawsuit after being hit by school bus

An 11-year-old Brooklyn girl was awarded over $43 million for the massive injuries she suffered after a school bus plowed into her. “I’m happy everything worked out for my daughter,” her father, Tyrone Carbon, 35, of Crown Heights, said after … Continue reading

Tobacco companies ordered to pay $35M in Florida case

Pointing to “intentional” wrongdoing in the past by the tobacco industry, a Florida appeals court ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award in a case involving a man who had to undergo two double-lung transplants. … Continue reading