Category Archives: Court Rulings

Rulings from state and federal courts (non-Supreme Court)

Missouri Supreme Court overturns state’s medical malpractice cap

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The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday on a law that is currently in place in order to limit the amount of damages that a person can receive in medical malpractice lawsuits that deals with noneconomic damages. In medical malpractice cases, there was a cap that stated that a person could not receive more than $350,000 […]

Number of Accutane lawsuits continue to rise

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More Accutane lawsuits have been filed from people who took the acne medication and then developed negative health side effects, including inflammatory bowel disease. Over 400 lawsuits have been filed in the last two months. This brings the total number of court lawsuits in New Jersey to 1,600. All of the suits claim that the […]

Mel Gibson ordered to pay former girlfriend $20k/month in child support

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Oksana Grigorieva, the mother of Mel Gibson’s 11 month-old-child, has just won a settlement that states that Mel Gibson will be paying $20,000 a month in child support. Grigorieva originally asked for $60,000 a month in child support payments for their daughter, but the judge settled on $20,000. The payments went up from $5,000. Mel […]

Man awarded $400,000 in slip and fall suit against Kroger store

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A jury awarded a  Georgia man $400,000 in a slip and fall lawsuit against a Kroger store. The 52-year-old man was shopping in a Kroger when he slipped on a puddle of yogurt that was on the floor in February 2007. The man’s fall allegedly gave him a shoulder injury. The camera at the store […]