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New Jury Verdict Roundup Launched on Blog

Free Weekly Feature Covers Latest News in Personal Injury Awards

November 7, 2011 — NEW YORK – Lawyers.comSM has launched a weekly news feature reporting on some of the largest and most interesting jury awards won by individuals in recent personal injury cases. is a leading legal website from LexisNexis® for consumers and small business owners. The feature, called "Editor's Choice: Jury Awards Edition," will appear every Friday on the blog (, a top online destination for practical analysis of consumer legal news.

"We know from site traffic analysis of that consumers are keenly interested in learning about large monetary judgments being awarded to individual citizens," said Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine. "Our 10-person news team finds significant jury awards that people want to know about and adds commentary to these cases to help explain their potential impact."

Examples of verdicts covered in the first Jury Awards Editions include:

"It's not a lottery," said Amy Widman, Assistant Professor of Law at Northern Illinois University. Widman has written extensively on health care and tort reform. "The data shows juries get things right most of the time."

The public and their lawyers are welcome to send details of major new jury verdicts awarded to individuals to Bodine at

A service from LexisNexis®, receives 2.5 million visitors each month. Readers can receive updates from the blog on Twitter by following @Lawyerscom, by visiting Facebook at or by downloading the application for the iPhone®.

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