Fracking Worker Injured in Colorado Explosion Wins $30 Million Lawsuit, But Only Receives Half Due to State Caps – Advocates Call for Removal of Limitations on Jury Awards

Greeley, Colorado – A man who suffered severe injuries while working at a fracking site in northern Colorado has been awarded $30 million in a federal court case. However, due to state laws that place limits on jury awards, the man will only receive about half of that amount. This case has brought attention to the issue of caps on damages in Colorado, with a group called Coloradans for Accountability advocating for the elimination of these limits through a measure on the ballot this November. Steve Straughen, the injured worker, is just one of many … Read more

High-Stakes Jury Selection Underway in Daylon Richardson Trial: An Intense Legal Battle Awaits

GALVESTON, Texas – Jury selection has commenced in the trial of Daylon Richardson, a man accused of running a fraudulent online dating scheme that targeted elderly individuals. Richardson is facing charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The trial, set to take place in Galveston, Texas, has attracted significant attention due to the nature of the alleged crimes. Prosecutors contend that Richardson allegedly posed as wealthy individuals on dating websites and convinced his victims to send him money, often under the guise of investment opportunities or financial distress. The … Read more

Man Accused of 1984 Teen Murder Faces Retrial as Jury Selection Begins

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The retrial of a man accused of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Rochester nearly four decades ago is currently underway as jury selection is carried out. Wendy Jerome’s body was discovered on Thanksgiving in 1984 in an alcove outside School No. 33. However, it wasn’t until 2020 that Timothy Williams was arrested and charged with her murder. Last year, the case went to trial, and after three days of testimony, Judge Tom Moran declared a mistrial on December 6, citing “juror misconduct.” District Attorney Sandra Doorley stated that … Read more

Father Found Guilty of Murdering 5-Year-Old Daughter, Harmony: Jury Deliberates for 1 Day Before Reaching Verdict

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Adam Montgomery has been found guilty of the murder of his 5-year-old daughter, Harmony, after a jury deliberated for approximately one day. In addition to the murder charge, Montgomery, 34, was also found guilty of second-degree assault, falsifying physical evidence, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with a witness and informants. Sentencing is expected to take place after April 1, with prosecutors planning to request that Montgomery be present. Montgomery was not in court when the verdict was read and had not attended the trial since jury selection. Harmony’s mother, Crystal Sorey, … Read more