Actual Damages

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Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan for Crash Injuries

Walmart ( WMT ) said Tracy Morgan is to blame for the injuries he sustained in a car crash last June .The retailer claimed in a court filing Monday that the actor wasn’t wearing a seatbelt in his limousine when a company truck collided with the vehic ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

The Worst Legal Advice Ever, Presented By A Clueless Blogger For An Insurance Company

The internet is chock full of bad legal advice, but it's a bit odd to see it posted on a site for a large insurance company. Insurance company The Hartford* apparently has a website full of "small business" advice. This, by itself, is not a bad idea. ... [Published Techdirt - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

K.C. hosts: We're glad not to be fired.

More StoriesK.C. hosts: We’re glad not to be fired.Following the $1 million jury verdict against “96.5 The Buzz” KRBZ, Kansas City on Friday, morning show hosts Afentra Bandokoudis and Danny Boi Terreros returned to the airwaves this morning.  They tried ... [Published Inside Radio - Sep 29 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Court rules CGL insurer’s reservation of rights letters insufficient, upholds bad faith verdict

Why it mattersA Missouri appellate court recently determined that a commercial liability insurer was estopped from denying coverage for an underlying multimillion-dollar construction defect suit against its insured because its reservation of rights letters ... [Published Lexology - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

D.C. Council considers new protections for bicycle riders

By ,When a bicyclist and a motorist collide on a D.C. street, assigning blame for the accident can be a murky affair. Maybe the car followed too closely, or maybe the bike swerved — or maybe both.But a District liability law requires an answer in black ... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Milwaukee school settles discrimination claim

MILWAUKEE — The U.S. Justice Department says Milwaukee Montessori School will pay $55,000 to settle a claim that the school discriminated against a disabled student.The department alleged the private day school failed to accommodate and then "impermissibly ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bankrupting lawsuits bad for Montana businesses

The Montana Supreme Court is reviewing a case that may decide whether Montana businesses will face unlimited and potentially bankrupting awards in civil lawsuits.Presently, Montana law places a reasonable cap on the amount of damages a plaintiff can receive ... [Published Hungry Horse News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lake Norman homeowners stuck with paying for streets

The owner of Charlotte-based Provident Development Group said his company is still struggling from the recession and is unable to pay $15,000 it owes for road improvements in the Highlands of Lake Norman community near Troutman in Iredell County. I felt ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kansas City woman sues for $1M after being called porn star on radio

Ashley Patton sued 96.5 ‘the buzz’ after a DJ identified her on an April 2012 morning show as a porn star.Her name was also listed on the station’s website for KC porn stars.Jurors consisting of five females and two males awarded Patton $ 250 thousand ... [Published Kansas First News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Klusch widow awarded $2.2M in husband’s wrongful death

LISBON - The widow of Gerald Klusch has been awarded $2.2 million in compensatory damages and $1.5 million in punitive damages from the late Matthew Bailey for the wrongful death of her husband.Judge Scott Washam of Columbiana County Common Pleas Court ... [Published Salem News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Agencies Are Paying More to Avoid Costly Discrimination Adjudication

Federal agencies doled out more money to settle discrimination complaints in fiscal 2012 than in the previous year, according to an analysis of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports.Agencies paid out $29 million in settlement-related monetary ... [Published Government Executive - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

Judge reduces damages in fatal Hyundai crash to $81M

Hyundai[1] no longer has to pay $248 million as part of a court ruling from a fatal accident in Montana that killed two cousins in a 2005 Tiburon[2]. The judge hearing the appeal revised the amount down to a total of about $81 million. She upheld the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 24 2014]

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...prohibits employees from refusing to provide a reasonable accommodation to disabled employees," explained EEOC Trial Attorney Nedra Campbell . "The ADA places an affirmative duty on employers to work with employees to find an accommodation of their restrictions."
..." Which brings us to the following article that's been passed around a few times among lawyers on Twitter. Officially, it's an article describing "5 Easy Ways to Get Sued Over Online Content & Social Media" written by Deb McAlister-Holland. Here's the stunning thing about it: nearly every word in the thing is dead wrong...
...Linza, awarding $513,902 in damages and $15.7 million in punitive damages against the Defendant bank (Linza v. PHH Mortgage). "This jury decision is unprecedented in this area of litigation in California, sending a clear message about what juries think of arrogant and reckless banking practices, especially outsourced servicing of home loans" explained Stephen Foondos, founder and senior managing partner of United Law Center...
"We assessed the damages caused to the organisation and prepared a report. The report has already been sent to the BBMP seeking compensatory damages. The buses sometimes cannot be used for some weeks, while there is always a danger that the engine doesn't work because of getting submerged in the water for long" Anand, General Manager (Technical), BMTC, told Deccan Herald. The BBMP is yet to reply to the report, the official said

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Kroger : Sued by EEOC for Violating ADA [Published 4 Traders - 39 mins ago]
Mazda blamed for designing defective vehicle th... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - 1 hour ago]
Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan for Crash Injuries [Published InvestorPlace.com - 2 hours ago]
The Worst Legal Advice Ever, Presented By A Clu... [Published Techdirt - 3 hours ago]
Panel of Judges Dismisses Class Action Suits Ag... [Published JD Journal - 3 hours ago]
Panel of Judges Dismisses Class Action Suits Ag... [Published JD Journal.com - 3 hours ago]
Crash Involving Tracy Morgan Takes Ugly Turn in... [Published JD Journal.com - 4 hours ago]
Letter to the Editor: Let Juries, Not Legislato... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - 4 hours ago]
Spatula ‘joke’ costs Hartlepool businessman £16k [Published Hartlepool Mail - 4 hours ago]
Port Arthur man accuses Pronto Insurance of bre... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - 5 hours ago]
Wrongly labeled a porn star by DJs, former 1L i... [Published ABA Journal - 9 hours ago]
Linza v. PHH Mortgage Corporation et al. PHH Mo... [Published PRWeb - 15 hours ago]
Court rules CGL insurer’s reservation of rights... [Published Lexology - 15 hours ago]
What does it mean to infringe on third party In... [Published Yourstory.in - 17 hours ago]
BMTC seeks damages from Palike for submerged buses [Published Deccan Herald - 22 hours ago]
Woman Wins $1 Million in Suit Against Radio Tha... [Published JD Journal - 22 hours ago]
Altar boy trial opens in sex abuse case [Published KansasCity.com - 22 hours ago]
Woman Wins $1 Million in Suit Against Radio Tha... [Published JD Journal.com - 22 hours ago]
D.C. Council considers new protections for bicy... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
Woman Wins $1Mil in Lawsuit After Radio Station... [Published Jezebel - Sep 29 2014]
K.C. hosts: We're glad not to be fired. [Published Inside Radio - Sep 29 2014]
Wal-Mart says Tracy Morgan, others in New Jerse... [Published 610 CKTB - Sep 29 2014]
Airbnb orgy victim sues NYC condo for super's c... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 29 2014]
Milwaukee school settles discrimination claim [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
Papa John’s Discriminated Against Employee with... [Published Equal Employment Opportunity - Sep 29 2014]
Big Foot files lawsuit against city government [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - Sep 29 2014]
ACLU Sues Dover Police Department [Published American Civil Liberties Union - Sep 29 2014]
Missouri man alleging sexual abuse by priest se... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
Boone claims immunity in wrongful death action [Published Watauga Democrat - Sep 29 2014]
Vietnam: Judgment triggers changes to court lit... [Published Managing IP - Sep 29 2014]
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The Worst Legal Advice Ever, Presented By A Clu... [Published Techdirt - 3 hours ago]
The internet is chock full of bad legal advice, but it's a bit odd to see it posted on a site for a large insurance company. Insurance company The Hartford* apparently has a website full of "small business" advice. This, by itself, is not a bad idea. ...
Panel of Judges Dismisses Class Action Suits Ag... [Published JD Journal.com - 3 hours ago]
Summary:  A panel of three judges has dismissed the class action lawsuits filed against Chicago-area law schools claiming misrepresentation of employment statistics.  Consumer fraud class actions filed against Chicago-Kent College of Law , DePaul ...
Crash Involving Tracy Morgan Takes Ugly Turn in... [Published JD Journal.com - 4 hours ago]
  Summary:  In an ugly turn of events, Wal-Mart is placing some of the blame on the victims of the truck-limo crash that killed one and severely injured Tracy Morgan.  Tracy Morgan and the other passengers in the limousine that was hit by a ...
Woman Wins $1 Million in Suit Against Radio Tha... [Published JD Journal.com - 22 hours ago]
Summary : Ashley Patton has been awarded $1 million by a jury after testimony showed that radio DJs incorrectly identified her as a porn star, which caused her emotional distress. KSHB.com reported late last week that closing arguments in a case ...
Judge reduces damages in fatal Hyundai crash to... [Published Autoblog - Sep 24 2014]
Filed under: Coupe , Government/Legal , Hyundai Hyundai no longer has to pay $248 million as part of a court ruling from a fatal accident in Montana that killed two cousins in a 2005 Tiburon . The judge hearing the appeal revised the amount ...
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Medley Capital Corporation and Fourth Third Sue... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 22 2014]
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