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These blog posts are all examples of rule breakers being held accountable for not following fundamental safety rules or, even worse, covering up their safety rule violations in order to make money.  Fortunately, the Constitution provides every resident the right to a jury trial so that these rule breakers can be held accountable for the benefit of the whole community. 

To the right are featured posts; below are additional posts.  Feel free to send in comments. 

$23.9 Million jury verdict after hospital delay causes baby’s brain injury

January 8, 2020

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Radiologist missed a clear finding of breast cancer in a 59-year-old woman.  After two years of "normal" mammograms, she found a lump in the area of the missed diagnosis.   She is terminally ill. 

Patient was suffering from a sudden onset of mental illness described as “psychosis – seeing things that aren’t there” and brought to facility.   Patient was released hours later and drowned in ocean 30 minutes later. 

Homeowner hired Concrete Company and two immigrant laborers.  Truck ran over one laborer’s foot, resulting in amputation.  Case settled night before trial.  

The family of a bicyclist who was killed recovered $15 million from a jury.  Although no citation was issued and the police found the cyclist did not have the right of way, the jury disagreed and found driver 100% responsible.

Driver made left turn in front of 26 year-old male on motorcycle, breaking several bones and injuring both knees severely.  Motorcyclist could no longer pursue dream of joining Air Force.

Woman used Johnson & Johnson talcum (after shower baby) powder for years; the asbestos in the powder caused her cancer (lung mesothelioma).   

Victim was bystander in drive-by shooting, was rushed to ER.  ER doctor was performing an elective surgery and did not do anything to help the victim before he died two hours later.  The surgeon told the hospital to "find another surgeon" but a back-up was not availabl...

35 year-old was having a benign growth removed from her uterus when her blood pressure dropped but the surgeon kept going.  After a 7-day trial, the jury returned a verdict of $3 Million for the family.

A jury returned a verdict for $2.05 Billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer, Roundup Ready, caused their cancers. Jurors awarded them each $1 billion in punitive damages in addition to $50 Million in compensatory damages.

Driver of company 18-wheeler

 drove through red light, striking victim’s driver’s side, and killing victim.  Victim earned $25,000/year at local restaurant.  Verdict included $5 Million in punitive damages. 

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