Verdicts & Settlements

Wal-Mart To Pay $25M of $161M Blitz Exploding Gas Can Settlement

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Wal-Mart is being accused of knowingly selling a defective product and will contribute $25 million to settle with a handful of plaintiffs. Although they are still denying liability for the portable gas cans that have been exploding and injuring or killing consumers. The plastic gas cans are produced by Blitz USA who is also being […]

1.2M Wrongful Death Settlement For Family of Child Killed Ambulance

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Brett McDaniel was struck and killed by an ambulance while riding his bicycle on Rosalie Street in Golconda, IL. The family of Bret was awarded a settlement of $1.2 Million for his death, which was reduced from a verdict of 2 Million by the Illinois jury by a 40% contributory negligence. The wrongful death verdict […]

$1M Settlement For Family of Student Killed at Football Camp

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A million dollar settlement was reached for the family of a high school football player who was accidentally hit by a motorized cart while volunteering at a recreational football camp in North Carolina. The family sued the school, coach, and driver of the vehicle for the death of their son. According to the depositions taken […]

GM Setting Up Compensation Funds For Defective Product Victims

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The General Motors defective ignition switches have now lead to more than a million recalled vehicles. So far there has been 13 confirmed deaths linked to the defective product but there is hundreds more people coming forward claiming there loved ones were killed in accidents involving the faulty ignition switch. General Motors has recently set […]

Crossing Guard Receives $249K Settlement

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In 2011, 81 year old Marie Dipilla suffered debilitating hip, back and leg injuries when she was hit by a car while working as a crossing guard. She now stands to collect $249,000 dollars from a recently approved settlement. Dipilla was initial offered $80,000 to settle, a figure she and her attorney declined. Yadir Ramirez, The defendant […]

Ignition Switch Recall Gets Worse For GM With New Brain Injury Lawsuit

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Major auto conglomerate GM’s legal problems just got a little bit worse as a brain injury lawsuit has been added to the long list of suits being filed against the corporate giant for its controversial ignition switch recall that has affected millions. Several independent investigations have concluded that: excess weight on a key ring, together […]

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