It isn't hard to understand why leaving the appeal process in the hands of the same agency and/or decision-makers who initially denied or terminated the services in the first place is an unfair appeals process that violates due process," stated Plaintiff's attorney
Victims in class-action lawsuits usually get very little money, if any at all,'' plaintiff's attorney
Paul Kiesel said.
The original victory came on August 12th, 2005 when a Broward County Circuit judge ruled in favor of an HUFL insured doctor by dismissing a medical malpractice claim and ordering the plaintiff's attorney
to pay the defense attorney's fees and costs.
It has only been a year and a half,'' said Craig Smith, the plaintiff's attorney
I'm disappointed,'' said plaintiff's attorney
A teenager was blinded," said Brian Chase, a partner with Bisnar & Chase and the lead plaintiff's attorney
in the case.
We think this is a very good settlement, especially considering that many other companies are eliminating these kinds of benefits,'' plaintiff's attorney
It's another step forward in a long journey,'' said plaintiff's attorney
He argued that the plaintiff's attorney
blatantly appealed to the jury's sympathy by, for example, ignoring a court admonishment and referring to his client as ``brain damaged'' during closing arguments.
Michael Piuze, who has tried two previous smoker's cases in Los Angeles, alleged on behalf of his client that Philip Morris USA had been negligent, had marketed a defective product and had defrauded Reller about the dangers of smoking.
Fujisaki appeared ready to rule on the jury problem, but plaintiff's attorney
Daniel Petrocelli asked for a delay until morning in order to submit case law ``that may affect the procedure.
But Christine Harwell, the plaintiff's attorney
, remarked, ``I think they've dug a hole for themselves and they're stuck with it.