Jury Awards Maximum in First Police Chase Trial Under New Standard
Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C.
Last week, a Philadelphia Common Pleas jury awarded $744,000 to the estate of Raquelle Burnett, a woman who was killed during a dangerous police chase. The plaintiffs were represented by Ruben Honik of Golomb & Honik, P.C. According to Honik, this case represents the first police chase verdict handed down in Pennsylvania since County of Sacramento v. Lewis— which is the 1998 U.S. Supreme ...
Class Action, Big Verdicts
Posted By Shannon P Duffy
The Legal Intelligencer 12-26-2000 U.S. Courthouse Correspondent Judge Anita B. Brody approved a $7.3 million settlement in a class action suit against a national chain of schools for ultrasound medical technicians brought by students who said the programs were a “sham” that failed to meet even minimal standards. In Cullen v. Whitman Medical Corp., Brody said the settlement was ...
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