In a personal injury lawsuit against the City of San Diego, a cyclist has settled for $4.85 million for injuries sustained because of the City’s negligence in sidewalk maintenance. In this issue, we’ll talk about the specifics of the case.
A 35-year-old woman who suffered a host of injuries after being struck by a tractor-trailer has settled for $5.35 million. In this issue, we’ll talk about the case and provide tips for how you can collect and preserve evidence if you’re injured by someone else.
A 59-year-old former contractor who says he can no longer work after being involved in a rear-end vehicle crash has agreed to a $2.2 million settlement from the employer of the man who ran into him. In this issue, we’ll talk about the case.
If you had to guess who were the most dangerous drivers on the road, would you automatically think teenagers? If so, you’d be wrong. There’s a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Study revealing who engages in dangerous activity the most while behind the wheel. We’ll talk about it in this issue.
An interesting case from Texas about a boss’s responsibility to the safety of his employees has resulted in a $8.7 million from a jury. Essentially, the jury said that the boss was responsible for one of his workers falling asleep while driving and causing permanent injuries to a co-worker.
Because a mother was incorrectly given a powerful dose of medication during delivery, her child developed cerebral palsy and will need a lifetime of 24-hour care. For this, a jury awarded the mother and her family nearly $14.5 million.
Uncle Sam and the Internal Revenue Service don’t miss a trick when it comes to collecting taxes. But just how is a jury award or settlement from a personal injury suit affected by the taxman? We’ll talk about it in this issue.