Sunday, July 12, 2009
What's My Case Worth? Table of Contents
What's my case worth? provides details about previously decided or settled cases reported by the parties. Each case needs to be considered on its own merits and your own case might settle (or get an award) of more or less than these reported cases depending on a variety of factors.
Jury awards $31,000 for attempts to collect a debt that was paid.
$21 million for mortgage servicing problems.
Jury awards $15,000 for emotional distress in FDCPA case; a judge says no way.
Jury awards $1.5 million to debtor for vulgar calls.
Is it true that Waukesha County Jurors Don't Give Awards?
Verdict one: Could have had $28,500, but went to trial.
Verdict two: zero dollars, but that's not the whole story.
Improper installation of computer equipment: $19,000 to a cheesecake restaurant.
Harassing calls and a no-show defendant = $8 mil, plus for FDCPA case.
Jailed for a weekend = less than thirty thousand in legal malpractice case.
Landlord pays up in dispute over claimed dirty apartment.
Seller Collects Holding Costs When Buyer Refuses To Close On House Sale.
Failure to honor warranty results in big money on home improvement claim.
Real estate agent pays for failure to make payments on mortgages.