Compensatory Damages

There’s trouble in Turf Town! Well, Montreal-based FieldTurf’s highly touted “Duraspine” turf is in trouble of sorts, that is. FieldTurf is the world’s No. 1 maker of artificial sports turf. They’ve sold more than 1,000 fields to NFL pro team stadiums, college stadiums, soccer stadiums,...

A Dallas jury recently awarded more than $500 million to five plaintiffs who reportedly suffered serious complications as a result of using Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants. According to court documents, this award includes: $142 million in compensatory damages, which are intended to cover the costs...

[caption id="attachment_971" align="alignright" width="300"] When deciding whether to take a structured payment or lump sum personal injury settlement, it’s essential to consider the pros and cons of lump sum personal injury settlements.[/caption] When a personal injury lawsuit is won by the plaintiff (i.e., the accident victim...

[caption id="attachment_957" align="alignright" width="300"] Although a number of factors are considered when awarding personal injury settlements, in many cases, these settlements include compensatory and punitive damages.[/caption] When a personal injury lawsuit is filed and the judge or jury rules in favor of the plaintiff (i.e., the...