Law Blog - Recent Cases

Settlement Reached Brain Tumor Case

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

(11/5/05): After extensive pre-trial discovery, depositions and one week prior to a federal court trial scheduled in Nashville, attorney Eddie Schmidt announced a confidential settlement of a civil rights/medical malpractice case that involved a failure to timely diagnose and treat...

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Group B Strep Wrongful Death Settlement

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

Settlement in significant wrongful death case filed in Overton County, Tennessee in a mediation held in Nashville, Tennessee on July 25, 2005. The case involved the failure to treat and diagnose group b strep in a pregnant mother whose child...

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Recent Cases Settlements Verdicts

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

$193 Million Qui Tam Settlement $80 million settlement in Tri-State Crematory Cases $39.5 million Settlement in Tri-State Crematory Litigation $8.7 million settlement for 225 Plaintiffs against Buckner-Rush Funeral Home Confidential settlements to the families of victims who died in the...

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Tri-State Crematory Litigation

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

The nation was horrified when facts came to light that an unlicensed crematory operator had discarded over 1,000 bodies on his property in Noble, Georgia. David Randolph Smith filed the first case, a class action suit, and was Class Counsel in the...

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Paducah Radiation Landowners’ Litigation

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

On November 2, 2007 the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion reversing summary judgment in favor of the defendants and holding that the landowner-plaintiffs could pursue intentional trespass, nuisance and strict liability claims against the operators of the...

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CCA Prison Death Case

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

On July 5, 2004 Estelle Richardson was found dead in her solitary confinement cell at Corrections Corporation of America’s Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility at 5115 Harding Place in Nashville, Tennessee. An official investigation showed that Richardson was the only inmate...

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Settlement Reached Blood Disorder Death Case

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

(11/11/05): After extensive pre-trial discovery and a day long mediation in Nashville, Tennessee, attorney David Randolph Smith announced a confidential settlement of a wrongful death case that involved a physician’s treatment of a patient with a rare blood coagulation disorder–...

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