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Brian Panish styles on CSLG in a 39.5M settlement. Holy shit jfc lmao

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-02-22/cal-stat...
godawful degenerate
  02/23/21
Wtf? Can you copy/paste the article? I saw he needed lifetim...
at-the-ready state puppy
  02/23/21
The California State University will pay out a settlement of...
godawful degenerate
  02/23/21
He had a 23 million dollar bench trial verdict last week.
Smoky Glittery Native
  02/23/21
He seems like he must be pretty good at what he does to get ...
at-the-ready state puppy
  02/23/21
(counsel, CSU San Bernardino)
talking khaki depressive resort
  02/23/21
What makes California so favorable to plaintiffs?
marvelous private investor
  02/23/21
Unlimited Armenians going into PI work.
Low-t Greedy Dopamine
  02/23/21
Huge jury verdicts, no caps on damages, no minimal injury to...
Exciting violent menage
  02/23/21
What's the source of the victim mentality?
marvelous private investor
  02/23/21
Culturally that's been the shift in the country in general. ...
Exciting violent menage
  02/23/21
...
godawful degenerate
  02/23/21
It's an amazing result. I would probably retire if I hit one...
Exciting violent menage
  02/23/21
you certainly would not walk away. You can't. neither can ...
Vigorous legend
  02/23/21
explain PI law like I'm five. It's basically grinding out se...
Low-t Greedy Dopamine
  02/23/21
What an absolute fraud. Heat stroke for running a 5k is a un...
onyx know-it-all dragon rigpig
  02/23/21
...
godawful degenerate
  02/23/21
They are a blight on society but nothing will ever be done a...
Vibrant Blood Rage Brunch
  02/23/21
Won't somebody think of the poor CSU admins who took this gi...
hairraiser pit skinny woman
  02/23/21
Protip: The "admins," insurance companies, city go...
Vibrant Blood Rage Brunch
  02/23/21
...
godawful degenerate
  02/23/21
...
onyx know-it-all dragon rigpig
  02/23/21
universities (and gov't institutions generally) are total su...
Cracking startled circlehead
  02/23/21
But it's primarily the insurer paying.
marvelous private investor
  02/23/21
didn't read the article, lots of these institutions are self...
Cracking startled circlehead
  02/23/21
guess race https://www.sbsun.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/...
Titillating Stag Film Multi-billionaire
  02/23/21
So this is just reparations
swashbuckling harsh hospital
  02/23/21
Coach used to make us run until we puked. We were given salt...
talented brilliant point halford
  02/23/21
cr
Cracking startled circlehead
  02/23/21
To be fair, CSU should know its students can't make good dec...
razzle national
  02/23/21


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Date: February 23rd, 2021 12:16 AM
Author: godawful degenerate

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-02-22/cal-state-to-pay-out-39-5-million-to-student-who-suffered-heatstroke-during-jobbing-exercise

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41993757)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 12:35 AM
Author: at-the-ready state puppy

Wtf? Can you copy/paste the article? I saw he needed lifetime care, but how do you get to $39.5m?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41993858)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 12:37 AM
Author: godawful degenerate

The California State University will pay out a settlement of $39.5 million to the family of a student who experienced heatstroke while participating in a jogging exercise at Cal State San Bernardino in September 2018 and requires round-the-clock care.

The settlement is believed to be the largest ever paid by the CSU in an injury-related case.

In addition to the money, the CSU agreed to develop and implement systemwide policies and protocols for preventing and responding to heat-related illness. Those protocols would apply to all academic environments for the system’s 485,000 students across 23 campuses.

In September 2018, Marissa Freeman, then a junior studying nutrition and psychology at Cal State San Bernardino, suffered severe brain injury, cardiac arrest and organ failure after collapsing from severe heatstroke toward the end of a 5K run on campus, according to court papers and her attorneys. The run was part of a jogging class.

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Freeman’s injuries ultimately resulted in impairments to her cognitive function, speech and motor control, and Freeman is now in a wheelchair and requires round-the-clock care.

Art Freeman, Marissa’s father, said the settlement money will enable the family to seek out the best possible care specific to her injuries.

“It means that we would be able to do the things for Marissa that are necessary that we could try to recover as much of her ability as we can,” he said.

The family also sought to prevent other students from experiencing the same outcome, including the development of heat illness prevention policies as a condition of the settlement.

“I wouldn’t wish this upon my worst enemy. Our daughter was a thriving college student, " Art Freeman said. “It’s important that these things are put into place so that this doesn’t happen to anyone else.”

Andrew Jones, the CSU’s executive vice chancellor and general counsel, said in a statement: “The California State University is saddened by Ms. Freeman’s situation, and our hearts go out to her and her caring family. We are relieved to come to a resolution that will enable Ms. Freeman to receive the care she needs for the rest of her life.

“The university will continue to take steps to heighten the awareness of our faculty, staff and students to the potential for heat-related injuries and how to [militate] against them.”

The vast majority of the settlement will be covered by insurance. The costs of defense and a small portion of the settlement will be covered by a risk management pool that all CSU campuses pay into regularly.

The lawsuit alleged that Freeman’s instructor and the university were negligent, failing to provide sufficient supervision and rest for students, to call for medical aid in a timely way, and to respond adequately with cooling measures after the heatstroke happened. It also alleged that the CSU was negligent in the hiring, retention, supervision and/or training of Freeman’s instructor.

Pre-trial hearings and jury selection had begun in 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic and with extensive safety precautions. Jury selection was halted in December amid the surge of cases in Southern California, with the trial scheduled to resume this month.

“Our clients are grateful for the Court allowing them to exercise their 7th Amendment constitutional right to a trial by jury,” Brian Panish, an attorney for Freeman’s family, said in a statement. “Without the trial proceeding forward, the case would not have resolved.”

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41993862)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 12:49 AM
Author: Smoky Glittery Native

He had a 23 million dollar bench trial verdict last week.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41993897)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 1:06 AM
Author: at-the-ready state puppy

He seems like he must be pretty good at what he does to get such good results on cases.

I would have probably turned down the jogger case above. If you’re going to run a 5k in San Bernardino, you should probably drink some water and stay in the shade.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41993939)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:24 AM
Author: talking khaki depressive resort

(counsel, CSU San Bernardino)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995195)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:30 AM
Author: marvelous private investor

What makes California so favorable to plaintiffs?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995251)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:30 AM
Author: Low-t Greedy Dopamine

Unlimited Armenians going into PI work.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995253)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:33 AM
Author: Exciting violent menage

Huge jury verdicts, no caps on damages, no minimal injury to make a third-party claim, TONS of people drive cars and commute (particularly in LA), huge industry of doctors who treat on "liens" for PI cases, and most people have a victim mentality here (which leads to high jury verdicts/people complaining about pain and emotional distress).

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995264)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 11:12 AM
Author: marvelous private investor

What's the source of the victim mentality?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995528)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 12:43 PM
Author: Exciting violent menage

Culturally that's been the shift in the country in general. It's just happening faster in California than other places.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995975)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:22 AM
Author: godawful degenerate



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995170)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:27 AM
Author: Exciting violent menage

It's an amazing result. I would probably retire if I hit one 40 million dollar settlement though. That's 16 million in attorneys fees (or 8 million after taxes). That would put me comfortably over 20 million NW and I would just walk away from law. Even a 50% market drop for an extended period of time would still leave me a comfortable 2-3% withdrawal rate of a few hundred grand/year.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995230)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 12:44 PM
Author: Vigorous legend

you certainly would not walk away. You can't. neither can i. It is what we do.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995987)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:29 AM
Author: Low-t Greedy Dopamine

explain PI law like I'm five. It's basically grinding out settlements against insurance companies?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995242)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:37 AM
Author: onyx know-it-all dragon rigpig

What an absolute fraud. Heat stroke for running a 5k is a universitys fault. The world is totally fucking pussified because of these faggot plaintiffs lawyers.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995282)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:46 AM
Author: godawful degenerate



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995329)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:49 AM
Author: Vibrant Blood Rage Brunch

They are a blight on society but nothing will ever be done about them

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995343)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:52 AM
Author: hairraiser pit skinny woman

Won't somebody think of the poor CSU admins who took this girl's money and let her run herself into a vegetable in a "jogging class"?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995365)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:56 AM
Author: Vibrant Blood Rage Brunch

Protip: The "admins," insurance companies, city governments don't pay these settlements, dipshit. YOU do.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995404)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 11:13 AM
Author: godawful degenerate



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995540)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 11:15 AM
Author: onyx know-it-all dragon rigpig



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995552)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 10:53 AM
Author: Cracking startled circlehead

universities (and gov't institutions generally) are total suckers who will pay out whatever

they hire middling lawyers then pay out ridiculous sums in settlement. penny wise & pound foolish. I mean if you lose a $40M trial, so be it, but I can't imagine that they thought a trial result was going to be significantly *worse* than $40M so that they settled.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995366)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 11:14 AM
Author: marvelous private investor

But it's primarily the insurer paying.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995542)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 11:23 AM
Author: Cracking startled circlehead

didn't read the article, lots of these institutions are self insured. i assume they aren't?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995600)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 11:27 AM
Author: Titillating Stag Film Multi-billionaire

guess race

https://www.sbsun.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SBS-L-FREEMAN-0223-01-1.jpg?w=1020

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995624)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 11:37 AM
Author: swashbuckling harsh hospital

So this is just reparations

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41995681)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 1:05 PM
Author: talented brilliant point halford

Coach used to make us run until we puked. We were given salt tablets but told not to drink water.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41996079)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 1:05 PM
Author: Cracking startled circlehead

cr

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41996085)



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Date: February 23rd, 2021 1:06 PM
Author: razzle national

To be fair, CSU should know its students can't make good decisions for themselves.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4772537&forum_id=2#41996088)