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Verdicts

Judge/ DistrictCase Number & TitleType of CaseSettlement Demand & OfferVerdict /DateTrial/ Deliberation TimePlaintiff's AttorneyDefendant's Attorney

2nd Circuit Court, HI

Joseph E. Cardoza 990736 Joyce and Frank Moran v Kmart Corporation Premises Liability - Joyce Moran allegedly sustained multiple serious injuries when the curb edge on the sidewalk fronting defendant's store crumbled when she stepped on it, causing her to fall. She allegedly developed plantar fascitis and tarsal tunnel syndrome. Defense denied liability, insisting the concrete where plaintiff fell was in pristine condition. Defense also maintained that she suffered only minor bruises in the accident. DEMAND: $85,000
OFFER: None
Defense Verdict on Feb. 14, 2001 7-day trial James Krueger and Keri Mehling David M. Louie and Marie A. Sheldon (Roeca Louie & Hiraoka)

U.S. District Court - District of Hawaii

Susan Oki Mollway 9800754 Emil R. Pulse v City and County of Honolulu, et al Civil Rights - Plaintiff was incarcerated three years before nolle prosequi on criminal charges followed. He alleged violation of his civil rights and malicious prosecution. Defense denied liability. DEMAND: None
OFFER: None
$400,000 on Jan. 30, 2001 6-day trial Michael G.M. Ostendorf James C. Butt and John F. Molay

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