Oklahoma Family Awarded Nearly $3 Million by Jury After Forced Eviction for Kickapoo Turnpike

Luther, Oklahoma – A jury in Oklahoma has awarded a substantial compensation to a family who was forced to vacate their home to make way for the construction of the Kickapoo Turnpike. The Brewer family, who believed they were not offered a fair deal, received a unanimous verdict in their favor. In 2018, the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority filed a lawsuit to acquire the Brewer’s home and acreage near Harrah. Last week, the jury ruled in favor of the family and awarded them nearly $3 million as compensation. As a result of the construction, the family’s … Read more

$6 Million Wrongful Death Verdict: Family awarded $8.3 million for accidental bowel perforation during surgery at University of Maryland Medical Center

BALTIMORE, Md. – A Baltimore city jury has awarded an $8.3 million verdict to the family of a man who died due to complications from surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2019. The verdict, delivered after an eight-day trial that concluded last month, holds the physicians and medical center accountable for the man’s death. The case centers around the death of Zesis Karavas, a 53-year-old man who underwent surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center on May 29, 2019. Dr. Talal Al-Qaoud and Dr. Naeem Goussous were the physicians who performed … Read more

Off-Duty Durham Detention Officer’s Estate Awarded $2.25 Million Settlement After Fatal Crash

DURHAM, N.C. – The city of Durham has reached a settlement with the estate of Brooke Lyn Maynard, an off-duty Durham detention officer who was tragically killed more than five years ago. Maynard, a single mother at 24 years old, lost her life when a suspect attempting to evade the police collided with her car. The settlement award will support Maynard’s daughter, who was just four years old when her mother passed away. The settlement agreement, which was initially confidential and reached in August 2023, granted Maynard’s estate a total of $2.25 million. Out of … Read more

Manchester Man Wins Age Discrimination Lawsuit Against Demoulas Market Basket, Awarded $140,000 in Damages

CONCORD, New Hampshire – A federal jury in New Hampshire has ruled in favor of a Manchester man who claimed that he was denied a promotion by the Demoulas Market Basket supermarket chain due to his age. Court records showed that Rodney Martinez, who was hired by the privately owned supermarket in 2012, repeatedly sought a full-time position but was consistently passed over in favor of younger and less-experienced candidates. The jury awarded Martinez a total of $140,000 in damages after finding that the company had willfully violated federal and New Hampshire anti-discrimination laws. According … Read more