Marriott Agrees to Pay $1.35 million in Elder Pedestrian Fatality Case – News Release

Host Marriott Corporation and the operators of one of Marriott’s Fairfield Inns agreed to pay a surviving family member of a 75-year-old woman $1.35 million after the woman and her daughter were struck and killed by a hotel van operated by Fairfield Inn, a Marriott franchise. The accident occurred at Philadelphia International Airport but the complaint was filed in U.S. District Court, in Los Angeles.

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Fired Complainer Awarded $23 million – Daily Journal

Case in Focus: “Litigators’ Strategy Successful Appeal Opened the Way for Punitives” Verdict: $23.1 million Case/Number: Nabil Darghous v. Johnson Controls Inc./ BC134624 Court/Date: L.A. Superior Central West/August 28 Judge: F. Ray Bennett, Dept. 308 Disbursement: $4.4 million (retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract and covenant of good faith); $.5 million (slander); $1.2 million (prejudgment interest); $17 million (punitive).

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