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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Employment - Whistleblower | Employment - Wrongful Termination 

Case: Micah Young, M.D. v. The Board of Trustees Community College District 508 and The City Colleges of Chicago

State: IL

Date: 2017-12-01

Experts: Malcolm S. Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On Feb. 4, 2015, plaintiff Dr. Micah Young, 40s, was terminated from his position as the Dean of Health Sciences at Malcolm X. College in Chicago, which is part of the seven-school City Colleges of C...

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Case Types: Civil Rights - ADA | Employment - Wrongful Termination | Employment - Failure to Accommodate | Employment - Disability Discrimination 

Case: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Magnolia Health Corporation; Browning Manor, Inc.; Kaweah Manor, Inc.; Merritt Manor, Inc.; Porterville Convalescent, Inc.; Twin Oaks Assisted Living, Inc.; and Twin Oaks Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2017-03-08

Experts: Malcolm S. Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: Beginning in 2012, the charging parties, which consisted of applicants and employees of health care and assisted living facilities in Tulare, were denied accommodations for their alleged disabilities...

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Case Types: Railroad - Railroad Accident | Worker/Workplace Negligence -  

Case: Michael Parsons v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co.

State: IL

Date: 2015-11-19

Experts: Malcolm S. Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On Sept. 2, 2011, plaintiff Michael Parsons, 30, a conductor employed by the Norfolk Southern Railway, was working in the railroad's 51st Street yard in Chicago when his left foot was struck by a tra...

Medical Malpractice Subscribe to view the full case

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Childbirth | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat 

Case: Anthony Zaya Sr. and Sabrina Zaya, individually and as next friend of Anthony Zaya, a minor v. Suzanne E. Ashby, Catherine Dillon, Shaw Dillon S.C., Evanston Hospital, Ian Grable, Meghan McGowan, North Shore University Heath System, Rush North Shore Medical Center and David Shaw,

State: IL

Date: 2015-11-06

Experts: Malcolm S. Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On June 6, 2008, plaintiff Sabrina Zaya, wife of plaintiff Anthony Zaya Sr., gave birth to plaintiff Anthony Zaya in Rush North Shore Medical Center under the care of Dr. Suzanne Ashby. Sabrina Zaya ...

Premises Liability Subscribe to view the full case

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Tree | Premises Liability - Falling Object | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Erick Leon v. City of Chicago

State: IL

Date: 2014-03-13

Experts: Malcolm S. Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On Aug. 4, 2011, plaintiff Erick Leon, 37, a deliveryman, was riding his bicycle westbound on Grant Place in Chicago. While he was riding, a 40-foot long tree branch fell off of an ailanthus Altissim...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Bernadine Harris, individually and as special administrator of the Estate of George F. Harris, Jr. v. United Road Towing, Inc., E&R Towing, Inc., and Nicolas Nieves

State: IL

Date: 2013-01-25

Experts: Malcolm S. Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On July 10, 2009, plaintiff's decedent George F. Harris, 40, a machinist, was returning from work in a carpool in a Chevrolet Venture van, along with five co-workers. The van was traveling in heavy t...

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Case Types: Employment -  | Railroad - FELA | Premises Liability -  | Railroad - Railroad Accident 

Case: Christopher A. Kopf v. Norfolk Southern Railway

State: OH

Date: 2012-04-30

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: A railroad engineer sought damages under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) for hand injuries. AA Lucas County Court of Common Pleas jury returned a $350,000 verdict for the plaintiff....

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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Employment - Family Medical Leave Act 

Case: Jeffrey Van Oss v. Sterling Aviation LLC

State: WI

Date: 2011-10-28

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 12, 2007, plaintiff Jeffrey Van Oss, 40, a pilot, was fired by Sterling Aviation after claiming he needed time off for a medical issue....

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Case Types: Employment -  | Civil Rights -  | Discrimination -  | Employment - Wrongful Termination 

Case: Theresa Gorski v. Myriad Genetics, Inc.

State: MI

Date: 2007-08-02

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: Allegations of age and gender discrimination were tried to this U.S. District Court jury, which returned a verdict in favor of defendant. Plaintiff claimed she was fired because of defendant's new ph...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  | Medical Malpractice - Hospital 

Case: Bruce H. Spitz, et al. v. Mark B. Hoddinott, M.D. and North Oakland Medical Centers, a/k/a Pontiac General Hospital and Medical Center

State: MI

Date: 2007-07-03

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: A patient was misdiagnosed with cancer and underwent the unnecessary removal of his esophagus. He sought damages from the clinical pathologist who made the misdiagnosis and the medical center which e...

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Case Types: Railroad - FELA | Civil Rights -  | Discrimination -  

Case: Terrie Aben v. Oakwood Healthcare, Inc.

State: MI

Date: 2005-06-01

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: An Oakwood Hospital nurse claimed she missed promotional opportunities and ultimately was compelled to resign because of her age. However, a Wayne County jury returned a verdict in favor of defendant...

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Case Types: Railroad - FELA | Discrimination -  

Case: Phillip J. Germany v. DaimlerChrysler Corporation f/k/a Chrysler Corporation

State: OH

Date: 2004-08-25

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: A Summit County jury determined that an employer was not racially discriminatory in its procedure for laying off employees. A defense verdict was entered for the employer....

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Case Types: Railroad - FELA | Railroad - Railroad Accident 

Case: Anthony Andrus v. Norfolk Southern Corporation

State: OH

Date: 2004-05-17

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: A railroad employee who blamed his employer for neck and shoulder injuries he received when he fell off a bench was awarded $275,000 by a federal jury. Comparative negligence of 80% reduced the award...

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Case Types: Railroad - FELA | Railroad - Railroad Accident 

Case: Gregory G. Ehrmann v. Norfolk & Western Railway Company

State: OH

Date: 1999-10-22

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: Plaintiff was employed by Defendant Railroad as a trainman. He alleged that he herniated a disc in his low back when he was trying to adjust a misaligned drawbar to couple two railroad cars....

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Recreation - Boating | Products Liability -  

Case: Stephanie Ifverson, Personal Representative of the Estate of Doug Ifversen v. Ronald Kempf and Harris-Kayat

State: MI

Date: 1998-04-01

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent was operating a jet ski close to the shore of Wolverine Lake at approximately 5 m.p.h. Defendant Kempf was operating a 20 foot power boat with ten other people aboard, towing a s...

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Case Types: Railroad - FELA | Railroad - Railroad Accident 

Case: Charles R. Swanbeck v. Consolidated Rail Corporation

State: OH

Date: 1997-09-26

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: Plaintiff was employed as a locomotive engineer by Defendant Consolidated Rail. He boarded a locomotive in a railroad yard. The locomotive was subsequently struck from behind by a freight car....

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: James France v. General Motors

State: MI

Date: 1992-06-24

Experts: Malcolm Cohen Ph.D. (Ann Arbor, MI) Economics

Summary: Plaintiff was employed as an over-the-road truck driver by Fleet Carrier Corp. He was taking a load of medium-duty Chevy trucks from Defendant General Motors' Pontiac factory to Texas for delivery t...