Phoenix Jury Awards $5 Million to Ex-Prosecutor in Wrongful Termination and DUI Case Scandal

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In a significant legal settlement, a former prosecutor from Scottsdale has been awarded over $5 million by a jury, concluding that his 2020 dismissal from the city prosecutor’s office was unjustified. The trial spotlighted shortcomings in the management of DUI cases within Scottsdale, revealing procedural errors that impacted defendants’ rights. The case centered around Shawn Fuller, who argued that his termination was a retaliation for uncovering and reporting that several DUI defendants had not been informed of blood tests which showed no presence of drugs or alcohol. Despite the exculpatory evidence, these … Read more

Seattle Jury Awards $13.1 Million to Ultramarathon Runner for Career-Ending Sidewalk Injury

SEATTLE — A King County jury has awarded $13.1 million to Lesley Mettler Auld, an ultramarathon runner who suffered severe injuries after tripping on a neglected Seattle sidewalk. The verdict holds both the city of Seattle and the owners of a nearby apartment building liable for the accident that occurred in 2021. Auld, 53, a seasoned athlete and professional fitness coach, was navigating a sidewalk in the Queen Anne neighborhood when she encountered a section notoriously slick with algae and water. Her fall resulted in devastating injuries to her quadriceps, necessitating several surgeries and leaving … Read more

Legit.ng Boosts Visibility in Creative Industry by Joining the Prestigious Trendupp Awards 2024 Jury Team

Lagos, Nigeria – Legit.ng, a prominent digital media platform in Nigeria, has announced its collaboration with Trendupp Awards as a partner for the 2024 edition. This partnership will allow Legit.ng to take on a significant role in the upcoming event by joining the jury panel, where it will help in elucidating the achievements of influencers and creatives within the Nigerian digital space. As the digital landscape continues to evolve rapidly, the Trendupp Awards stand out by recognizing the impactful contributions of content creators, social media influencers, and digital change-makers in Nigeria. The event aims to … Read more

George Miller and Mandy Walker to Lead Esteemed Jury at FilmLight Color Awards During EnergaCamerimage Festival

TORUN, Poland — The world of cinematic color grading takes center stage at the international cinematography film festival, EnergaCamerimage, scheduled for Nov. 16-23, where the FilmLight Color Awards will celebrate the artistry of colorists who bring visual narratives to life. This year, the jury will be chaired by the acclaimed cinematographer Mandy Walker, known for her Oscar-nominated work on “Elvis,” with “Mad Max” saga luminary George Miller serving as the guest of honor. The awards highlight the crucial role of colorists in filmmaking, a craft that has gained prominence alongside advances in digital technology which … Read more