Reyes Browne Reilley’s Rolando De La Garza Awarded $181k for Client in Jury Verdict

Author: Angel Reyes  

Personal Injury

Nearly 4 years ago, Nydia Martinez was involved in a t-bone car crash as she was leaving a parking lot in Dallas. As a result, she sustained debilitating neck injuries and back pain.

Rather than giving her the compensation required to heal from her injuries, the defense worked to minimize her claim by trying to prove the so-called “low impact” should only produce minor soft tissue damage.

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Roundup™ Lawsuit Verdict Costs Bayer $2 Billion

Roundup™ Lawsuit Verdict Costs Bayer $2 Billion - Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm

Roundup™ Weedkiller is Killing Bayer

Monday’s jury verdict was the third strike against Bayer since their 2018 acquisition of Monsanto, the makers of the cancer-causing Roundup™ weedkiller.

$2.055 billion was awarded to a California couple who blame Roundup™ for the cause of their cancer. This verdict was the largest sum that Bayer has faced to-date in relation to the backlash from their Roundup™ product.

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Utah Lowers Legal BAC to 0.05% to Reduce DUIs

Utah Lowers Legal BAC to .05 - Reyes Browne Reilley Law Blog

While drunk driving accidents have been on the decline over the past three decades, many states across the country are starting to strengthening their regulations in the hopes of preventing the reported 11,000 people killed in such accidents nationwide.

Last December, Utah lowered their legal driving blood alcohol content limit to 0.05% in hopes of decreasing the amount of D.U.I arrests. At an average of 30 D.U.I arrests/day, Utah already holds the record for the lowest number of daily D.U.I. arrests across the country. Already recognized as the most heavily restricted state for alcohol distribution/consumption, this new legislation has angered many, including those from the American Beverage Institute, a trade group that is working with bars and restaurants against the new law. “Someone with a 0.05% blood alcohol level is not meaningfully impaired,” says the managing director, Sarah Longwall.

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