Case: Hall v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Feb. Term 1997, No. 0732 (Ct. of Common Pleas, Philadelphia Co.). (A personal injury case involving a 7-year-old whose foot was severed by an escalator.)
Outcome: Jury verdict of $51 million, plus $1 million contempt fine. Settled for $7.4 million; the contempt fine was knocked down to $100,000.
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