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ISBN: 1437938086, 9781437938081
Author: Charles Doyle
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Keywords: jury, grand, federal
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 56The federal grand jury exists to investigate crimes against the U.S. and to secure the constitutional right of grand jury indictment. Its responsibilities require broad powers. It is an arm of the U.S. District Court which summons it, upon whose process it relies, and which will receive any indictments it returns. Contents of this......
ISBN: 0833023608, 9780833023605
Author: Erik Moller
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Keywords: verdicts, jury, civil, trends
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This report describes all civil jury verdicts reached from 1985 to 1994 in the state courts of general jurisdiction in 15 jurisdictions across the nation and identifies trends in these verdicts. Several descriptive measures are used, including number of verdicts, number of verdicts within different case types, percentage of cases in which the plaintiff is successful, award amounts (typical, maximu......
ISBN: 0833005901, 9780833005908
Author: Mark A. Peterson
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Keywords: cook, county, verdicts, jury, injuries, civil, compensation
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This report describes types of injuries and losses claimed by plaintiffs, changes in claims during the 1960s and 1970s, and relationships between juries' decisions and (1) plaintiff's physical injury, (2) the economic loss suffered by plaintiff, (3) the type of lawsuit brought, and (4) the year in which the case was tried. The findings show that neither the types of injuries claimed by plaintiffs ......
ISBN: 0833007890, 9780833007896
Authors: Molly Selvin, Larry Picus
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Keywords: recent, asbestos, case, observations, performance, over, jury, debate
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Recent verdicts in lawsuits arising from widespread exposure to toxic substances and large compensatory and punitive awards in traditional liability cases have revived debates and complaints about the competency of lay jurors. This case study describes an interview conducted with the jury that decided an asbestos products liability case in Texas in 1984. After deliberating one day, the jury found ......
ISBN: 0954976053, 9780954976057
Author: Unknown
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Keywords: injury, head
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Head InjuryPublisher: National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care 2007ISBN/ASIN: 0954976053Number of pages: 231Description:This guideline covers best practice advice on the care of adults, children (aged 1 - 15 years) and infants (under one year) who present with a suspected or confirmed traumatic head injury with or without other major trauma.......
ISBN: 0309125073, 9780309125079
Authors: Committee To Review The Niosh Traumatic Injury Research Program, Institute Of Medicine, National Research Council
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Keywords: niosh, research, injury, traumatic
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The occurrences of both injury and death that take place on the job are a significant public health problem in the United States, causing a substantial human and economic burden. Traumatic Injury Research at NIOSH is the sixth report in the series Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The Committee to Evaluate the NIOSH Traumatic Injury Research......
Author: Stephen J. Carroll
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Keywords: jury, verdict, injury, financial, damages, punitive
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This publication contains the written statement of Stephen Carroll delivered on June 24, 1997, to the Judiciary Committee of the United States Senate. The statement is based on a RAND Institute for Civil Justice study of punitive damages in financial injury cases. The author summarizes RAND estimates of the frequency and size of punitive damage awards in financial injury cases. He also presents es......
ISBN: 0309124085, 9780309124089
Authors: Committee On Gulf War, Health: Brain Injury In Veterans, Long-term Health Outcomes
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Keywords: traumatic, brain, injury, consequences, term, war, health, volume, gulf
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The seventh in a series of congressionally mandated reports on Gulf War veterans health, this volume evaluates traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its association with long-term health affects. That many returning veterans have TBI will likely mean long-term challenges for them and their family members. Further, many veterans will have undiagnosed brain injury because not all TBIs have immediately re......
Author: Michael G. Shanley
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Keywords: behavior, jury, negligence, comparative
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The law of comparative negligence provides that juries divide damages between the plaintiff and negligent defendants according to relative fault. The predecessor to this law, still in effect in nine states, is the contributory negligence law, which states that plaintiffs who contribute to their own injury in any way, should receive nothing. This paper examines the effect of the comparative neglige......
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