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The Element of Damages Most Feared by the Defense? Economic Damages

Economic damages include all damages other than those awarded for pain and suffering and emotional distress. These include lost: Wages Bonuses Overtime pay Expected raises Benefits and pension Note: Union members typically enjoy generous benefit packages, all of which can … Continue reading

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Battle of Medical Experts: Who’s Telling the Truth?

In a personal injury lawsuit, the plaintiff asks to receive fair and reasonable compensation for the injuries inflicted upon him or her due to the negligence of the defendant. During the course of litigation: The plaintiff testifies as to what … Continue reading

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Hell On Wheels: The Tracy Morgan Accident & Dangers Posed By Sleep-Deprived Truck Drivers

The recent tragic accident which severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed his friend James McNair has already resulted in the bringing of a major lawsuit. The defendant, Walmart, is being sued for the conduct of its driver, Kevin Roper, … Continue reading

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Misconceptions About Frivolous Lawsuits And The McDonald’s “Hot Coffee” Case

Most Americans have become familiar with the McDonald’s “hot coffee” case which caused a national stir 20 years ago. The results of the case caused many to call for tort reform to crack down on all the “frivolous” lawsuits being … Continue reading

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