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- Jury verdict services typically summarize case facts and theories of liability argued to the jury and include names of expert witnesses, settlement demands and offers, and verdict amounts.
I. ONLINE RESOURCES FOR A FEE
- Both LEXIS and WESTLAW provide databases which contain verdict and settlement information.
- The Law Library subscribes to Ohio, state, and national verdict databases on Westlaw.
- Ohio Verdict Reporter - (Casemaker)
- Available via the Ohio State Bar Association's Casemaker database. Coverage is from 1976 to 2010.
- VerdictSearch.com: This is a fee-based service for finding nationwide or state-specific jury verdicts.
- Newspapers and periodicals are fertile sources for locating information about cases that settle and never make it into verdict databases.
II. FREE INTERNET RESOURCES
- MoreLaw Recent Jury Verdicts and Settlements
- Some law firms put jury verdict information on their web sites concerning verdicts the firms have won.
- Newspapers are good sources for locating information about cases that settle and never make it into verdict databases.
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