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March 2014 Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts

During February 2014, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. We’ve come up with an informal list of the top five cases that really captured our attention this past month. If you are interested in submitting...

The March 2015 Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts

During March, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts and settlements from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought you might like to hear about them. If you are interested...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Thursday, April 9, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Friday, April 10, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Monday, April 13, 2015

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Thursday, April 2, 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 3 new opinions and Division Three of the Court of Appeals...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, April 6, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 4 new opinions and ordered the publication of 2 additional...

Vermonters Who Enjoy That Fresh Pine Scent In Their Automobiles Can Breathe A Little Easier, Thanks To the Vermont Supreme Court

In State v. Hurley, 2015 VT 46, 2015 Vt. LEXIS 22 (Vt. 2015) , a Bennington police officer stopped the defendant, who had a pine-tree-shaped air freshener hanging from his rearview mirror, for violating 23 V.S.A. § 1125 , pertaining to obstructions of windshields. As a result of the stop, the defendant...

2nd Jury Hears Openings In Tobacco Suit Halted By Florida Supreme Court’s Rulings (Watch Opening Statement Videos)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — (Mealey’s) Opening statements got under way April 10 — for the second time in less than two weeks — in an Engle progeny suit in which a mistrial was declared just two hours after the Florida Supreme Court handed down two rulings on the standard of proof...

Jurors Hear Openings In Retrial Of Suit After Florida High Court Ruling (Watch The Videos Of The Opening Statements)

MIAMI — (Mealey’s) Trial got under way in the Florida 11th Judicial Circuit Court with opening statements April 10 in a suit that was the subject of a Florida Supreme Court ruling eight days earlier resolving a conflict among the state appellate courts on the standard of proof for claims...

Bench Trial Concludes In Case Over Coverage For Excess Skin Removal (Watch The Video)

ALAMEDA, Calif. — (Mealey’s)The bench trial in a class suit brought by members accusing Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. of violating California Health and Safety Code Section 1367.63 by denying all requests for surgery to remove excess skin following bariatric surgery without first having...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division Two : 1. Birgen v. Department of Labor and Industries No. 45692-3 (April 7,...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Thursday, April 9, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 2 new opinions and Division Three of the Court of Appeals...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, April 13, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 3 new published opinions on Monday, April 13, 2015...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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California Ordered To Provide Transgender Inmate Sex Reassignment Surgery

A federal district court in California has issued a preliminary injunction requiring the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to provide sex reassignment surgery (SRS) to Michelle-Lael Nosworthy, a state inmate who was born a male. Nosworthy, who had been incarcerated in a male...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Thursday, April 16, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Friday, April 17, 2015

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division Two of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion and Division Three filed...

Massachusetts High Court Affirms $63 Million Children’s Motrin Verdict For Child, Parents

BOSTON — (Mealey’s) The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on April 17 affirmed a $63 million Children’s Motrin verdict, finding that the plaintiffs’ warning claim is not preempted, that its key expert was qualified to testify about causation and that the awards for the victim...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Thursday, April 16, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 2 new opinions and Division Three of the Court of Appeals...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Monday, April 20, 2015

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Defense Verdict Returned In Purported 1st Zoloft Birth Defect Trial

ST. LOUIS — (Mealey’s) A Missouri state court jury on April 17 returned a defense verdict in a Zoloft birth defect trial said by the parties to be the first trial of its kind in the nation ( Kristyn Pesante, et al. v. Pfizer, Inc. , No. 122-CCO-2441-01, Mo. Cir., St. Louis City.). Kristyn...