06 Dec Virginia: Auto Accidents – A Lawyer’s Van
The cover of Trial for December, 2019 is emblazoned “DIVE INTO DISCOVERY”. Its timely lead articles are “KNOW THE Networks,” about social media evidence, id. at 20-24; “Privilege Log: Start With the Basics,” about improper defense withholding of documents, id. at 26-34; and “DIG DEEP for the DATA,” about electronic data maintained outside electronic medical chart. Id. at 46-49.
December 2019’s Trial also reports 2 car crash cases and 1 medical malpractice case in its “Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS”. “Failure to secure ladder on work van” highlights a 2019 Georgia jury award of $2,820,000.00, id. at 13-14; “Improper lookout leads to highway crash” marquees a 2019 Missouri jury award of $1,500,000.00, id. at 14; and “Improper patient discharge” chronicles a Kentucky jury award of $2,240,000.00, including $1,650,000.00 punitive damages. Id. at 12.
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