Feb 23 2016

What New York City Doesn’t Want You To Know About Medical Malpractice Claims

Sometimes it seems as if New York City pays out a lot of money, on a regular basis, in lawsuit recoveries.   And recent headlines, such as this one, concerning the approximately $140 million dollars the City is expected to pay to injured firefighters, continue to keep that idea alive. But allow me to share […]

Sep 19 2015

Jury Nullification In Medical Malpractice Cases Is Criminal

Most lawyers who represent patients injured or killed by medical malpractice are huge supporters of the 7th Amendment. It provides as follows: Seventh Amendment – Civil Trials. In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a […]

May 20 2015

Americans Don’t Like The Caps On Damages They Know About.

It often takes a tragedy, such as the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, to wake Americans up to the cold, hard realities behind arbitrarily-imposed limits on money damages.  Amtrak, a monopoly whose reputation for prior-century levels of safety precedes it, will never have to pay out more than $200 million dollars to victims of last week’s […]

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