News — Non-Economic Damages

$3.42 million Noneconomic Damages Verdict in Hidalgo County, Texas

$3.42 million Noneconomic Damages Verdict in Hidalgo County, Texas

In Hidalgo County, Texas, attorneys Michael Cowen and Malorie Peacock of Cowen Rodriguez and Peacock obtained a just multimillion-dollar verdict for the widow of a man who died during a trench collapse. Read more about how they obtained the verdict.

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$21 Million Verdict in a Contested Motor Vehicle Case

$21 Million Verdict in a Contested Motor Vehicle Case

Nick Rowley has done it again, this time obtaining a $21 million verdict in a contested liability motor vehicle case.

The Collision

Nick’s client, Danielle Laws, was a European fitness model who had just moved to California on a work visa. Humble and soft-spoken with no family and few friends nearby, the twenty-eight-year-old had just begun to make a name for herself in the states. She had lived frugally in her tiny apartment, a small motor scooter her only means of transportation. The same scooter she was driving the day Dr. Andrew Chen struck her with his Range Rover. She had been in America for only four months.

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Grief and Loss: Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases

Grief and Loss: Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases
Book Review in Trial Magazine: Before becoming an attorney, I was a counselor serving substance abusers and their families. I was also severely burned in an acetone flash fire, and I became a lawyer after my own lawsuit. I’ve experienced the grief process firsthand from both a personal and professional perspective. Grief and Loss: Identifying and Proving Damages in Wrongful Death Cases not only reminded me of what’s important regarding grief and loss; it also helped me think more broadly about representing clients while reinforcing my own belief in the therapeutic power of litigation.
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New! Credit Damages: More Accurate Compensation

New! Credit Damages: More Accurate Compensation

Introducing a webinar CLE recording "Credit Damages: More Accurate Compensation" featuring speakers Geog Finder.

If you are familiar with the tactics outlined in David Ball on Damages and use the information regularly, you won't want to miss this cutting edge presentation on credit damages. Credit damages is a relatively understated field of damage compensation that will help you determine and receive the full extent of damages the plaintiff suffered—far beyond simple medical bills and wage loss.

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Trial Guides Releases David Ball on Damages on Audiobook CD Set

Trial Guides Releases David Ball on Damages on Audiobook CD Set

We are pleased to announce the release of David Ball on Damages in an Audiobook CD set.

When David Ball on Damages was first published in 2001, it changed the way attorneys seek damages. The audio CD set, also available as a book, provides step-by-step guidance for attorneys seeking money for their clients. Ball explains why jurors give, why they do not, and how to motivate them to do the former instead of the latter. He walks readers through voir dire, opening, Direct examination, and closing.  In each phase of the case this set provides practical, effective, and innovative methods for pursuing damages.

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