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n a certain number of citizens selected according to law and sworn to inquire of certain matters of fact and to declare the truth on evidence submitted to them.
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While Microsoft praised the decision by the Rhode Island-based judge, Uniloc vowed to convince the US Court of Appeals to reinstate the jury verdict.
New data released in April by the Justice Department's BJS show that in state courts, the median "jackpot" jury verdict in all tort suits was a mere $37,000 in 2001--down from $65,000 in 1992.
The plaintiffs--five individuals and one corporation--have appealed Strom's decision to overturn the jury verdict to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta.
Compensatory Award Medians for Employment-Practice Liability Cases 1996 $128,000 1997 $140,858 1998 $150,845 1999 $146,550 2000 $182,500 2001 $175,000 2002 $200,000 Source: Jury Verdict Research Note: Table made from line graph.
Haslam's print publications include Jury Verdicts Weekly, Verdictum Juris, Tri-Service, Trial Trends, Confidential Reports for Attorneys and The Legal Expert Pages.
The Bank believes the jury verdict was clearly erroneous and that it will ultimately prevail on appeal.
We feel confident that the judge's decision will be reversed and the jury verdict reinstated," says John Nelson, an attorney representing Fonar and Damadian.
Factors that could cause or contribute to differences include, but are not limited to, the risk that the court upholds the jury verdict and/or rejects the Company's post-trial efforts, as well as the risk that any appeals made in this matter will be denied, the risk that the jury verdict becomes final earlier than anticipated.
Harville, who was released on a written promise to appear in court after the jury verdict March 4, remained free.
West Group (Eagan, MN) and American Lawyer Media (ALM; New York) have entered into an alliance that gives users of Westlaw access to ALM's jury verdict information resources.
Jury Verdict Research reports on 2000 data in its Current Award Trends in Personal Injury, 2001 edition, because of the lag time between the date a verdict is rendered or a judgment is filed and the time when data are available for the report.
East Islip, NY), a publisher of jury verdict and settlement research data in New York.