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Jury Awards, Verdicts & Settlements: Other Resources

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Practice Guides

The following titles focus on broader issues concerning damages such as identifying the appropriate damages, locating damages information, and evidentiary concerns. The print titles are currently updated by pocket parts, supplements, or new pages.

Georgia Law of Damages with Forms - KFG195 .H47 Georgia Reference

Jury Instructions on Damages in Tort Actions - KF8984 .E23 1998  Balcony

Punitive Damages in Georgia - KFG195 .H475 2006  Georgia Reference

Recovery for Wrongful Death and Injury - KF1260 .S662 2005 Balcony (cancelled 2010)

Stein on Personal Injury Damages, 3rd Edition

Journals and Websites

The Loyola Law Review,  K12 .O87,  produces an annual quantum study of Louisiana personal injury awards. The study is organized by type of injury: chest and stomach, leg and knee, etc., including psychological. The study is included in the Fall issue. Also available online through Hein Online, Lexis, and Westlaw.

The Maritime Lawyer,  KF1097 .T8, from Tulane University has a survey of reported admiralty personal injury awards that appears every three to four years (usually in a  Spring or Summer issue). The cases are admiralty or maritime cases and the plaintiffs are typically involved in commercial shipping including cruise ships.

Many issues of the The National Law Journal include a Verdicts & Settlements column. The information is produced by VerdictSearch which is a jury verdict research company, VerdictSearch also presents the top 100 awards of the year. has a keyword searchable database with basic case information is maintained by The National Association of State Jury Verdict Publishers (NASJVP) which is an organization of publishers of Jury Verdict Summaries from throughout the United States. These publishers collect detailed Civil Litigation information directly from the attorneys who tried the cases, then write concise summaries, which are used by attorneys and insurers for case evaluation. A subscription service.

Rand Institute for Civil Justice  has conducts research on civil jury decision-making practices and on trends in civil jury verdicts.

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