Monthly Archives: February 2019

State High Court plans to reinstate $1.6million jury award to man with cancer

The state Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to consider reinstating the $1.6 million award awarded by an Alameda County jury to a former construction worker who suffered from cancer after cutting pipes loaded with asbestos, and sued the pipe supply company. Frank C. Hart suffers from mesothelioma, an often fatal …

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First Department maintains record jury award for ankle injury of $6.1 million

A jury record of $6.1 million for pain and suffering in a wetsuit for a broken ankle was upheld by a First Department Appeal Division panel on Thursday. Plaintiff Aminata Kromah also had her total verdict of $10.4 million upheld by the appeals panel, the highest amount the First Department …

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