Tag Archives: damages

Caltagirone calls ‘fair share’ bill unfair to victims

A bill is making its way through the legislature that would significantly erode an injured person’s ability to recoup damages awarded in a lawsuit. Today, I opposed legislation approved by the House Judiciary Committee known as the “Fair Share Act” that would repeal the joint and several liability law in Pennsylvania. The joint-and-several-liability law allows […]

Madison County jury awards couple whopping $3 million in personal injury suit

11/18/2010 10:55 AM By Amelia Flood Former truck driver Thomas Edwards and his wife, Betty, were awarded more than $3 million in damages by a Madison County jury in their personal injury trial. The Edwardses filed suit two years ago against truck driver Gary Collier and his employer Millstadt Rendering Company over a 2007 tractor […]