Verdicts & Settlements
4891 ABA Journal Verdicts & Settlements articles.
A First Amendment action brought against the University of Idaho by Christian Legal Society members who believe the Bible rejects same-sex marriage has settled for $90,000.
Dec 12, 2022 1:24 PM CST
Georgia has climbed to the top spot in a ranking of “judicial hellholes” by the American Tort Reform Foundation.
Dec 7, 2022 2:22 PM CST
The Trump Organization’s appeal of its tax fraud conviction will partly focus on whether the actions of the chief financial officer were made “in behalf of” the company, according to one of the defense lawyers.
Dec 7, 2022 11:07 AM CST
Jurors in Manhattan, New York City, convicted the Trump Organization of tax fraud Tuesday following a trial that focused on lavish corporate perks to executives that weren’t reported as income.
Dec 6, 2022 3:55 PM CST
Judge who displayed gun on bench resigns
Judge David W. Hummel Jr. of West Virginia has resigned from the bench after a video confirmed that he placed a gun on…
Dec 2, 2022 3:02 PM CST
Trump wins dismissal of suits by niece, former lawyer
Former President Donald Trump won dismissals Monday of lawsuits filed against him by his niece Mary Trump and his Nov 18, 2022 3:23 PM CST
A woman who was victimized by sex trafficker and financier Jeffrey Epstein has retracted her allegation that Epstein lawyer Alan Dershowitz had sex with her when she was a minor.
Nov 9, 2022 12:01 PM CST
A former paralegal at Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht has apparently reached an agreement to end her August 2020 lawsuit alleging sexual assault by a former law firm partner.
Oct 28, 2022 10:17 AM CDT
Federal jurors acquitted an Oakland County, Michigan, lawyer Tuesday who had been accused of wiring $6.5 million in client money to his Swiss bank account. Jurors acquitted tax lawyer Jeffrey Freeman of Birmingham, Michigan, on charges of tax evasion and wire fraud.
Oct 26, 2022 1:53 PM CDT
Estimating what the future would have looked like if an accident had never occurred can seem more like a thought experiment than a scientific process. But there’s a science behind it, says Michael Shahnasarian.
Oct 26, 2022 8:47 AM CDT
Infowars host and founder Alex Jones called the $965 million verdict against him a “joke” during his broadcast Wednesday and suggested that defamation plaintiffs who sued him for lying about the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting massacre in Connecticut won’t be able to collect.
Oct 13, 2022 10:30 AM CDT
The U.S. government has agreed to pay $125 million to settle a class action lawsuit claiming that the judiciary overcharged users of PACER, its electronic system of court records.
Oct 12, 2022 10:08 AM CDT
The State Bar of California announced Tuesday that it is investigating two prominent Los Angeles lawyers in connection with the mishandled distribution of settlement funds paid by insurers for descendants of Armenian genocide victims.
Sep 30, 2022 10:37 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a district court has no power to order an examination of a juror’s electronic devices to determine whether an outside influence affected the verdict.
Sep 27, 2022 1:09 PM CDT
A Missouri man has been found guilty of murdering a Kansas City, Missouri, lawyer who obtained a $5.75 million judgment against him for shooting and wounding a homeless man.
Sep 23, 2022 2:29 PM CDT
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