Carolyn Casey, J.D.

Carolyn Casey is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in legal tech, e-discovery, and legal content creation. As Principal of WritMarketing, she combines her decade of Big Law experience with two decades in software leadership to provide strategic consulting in product strategy, content, and messaging for legal tech clients. Previously, Carolyn served as Legal Content Writer for Expert Institute, Sr. Director of Industry Relations at AccessData, and Director of Product Marketing at Zapproved, focusing on industry trends in forensic investigations, compliance, privacy, and e-discovery. Her career also includes roles at Iron Mountain as Head of Legal Product Management and Sr. Product Marketing Manager, where she led product and marketing strategies for legal services, and at Fios Inc as Sr. Marketing Manager, specializing in eDiscovery solutions.

Her early legal expertise was honed at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, where she developed legal strategies for mergers, acquisitions, and international finance matters. Carolyn's education includes a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a Senior Editor for the International Law Journal and participated in a pioneering China Summer Law Program. She also holds an AB in Political Science with a minor in art history from Stanford University. Her diverse skill set encompasses research, creative writing, copy editing, and a deep understanding of legal product marketing and international legal trends.

Carolyn Casey, J.D.

Costco Ordered to Reveal Flooring Policies in Slip-And-Fall Lawsuit

A federal judge in California revoked Costco's protective order, allowing the public to access information on the company's flooring policies in a slip and fall lawsuit filed by Jayashree Singh, who claims that Costco's flooring conditions are dangerous and wants to prevent further slip and fall cases.

Posted on January 18, 2024 in Featured & News

Stunning $485 Million Verdict Awarded to a Child Sexually Abused in Acadia Healthcare Foster Care

A New Mexico jury awarded $485 million for negligence in Acadia Healthcare's foster care case.

Posted on September 27, 2023 in Featured & News

Seattle Transportation Agencies to Pay $6.5 Million for Fatal Light Rail Crash

Three Seattle transportation agencies have agreed to pay the families of a couple killed when a light rail train hit them as they made their way to a Mariners baseball game.

Posted on February 13, 2024 in Featured & News

Iowa Trucking Company to Pay $19.3 Million for Crash that Killed Two Young Men

West Side Transport Inc. will pay over $19 million to settle wrongful death claims brought by the families of two men who died when the company’s semi-truck crashed into their vehicle.

Posted on October 31, 2023 in Featured & News

Rochester Jury Awards $95 Million for Priest Sexual Abuse 40 Years Ago

A jury awarded a victim of historical sexual abuse by a Catholic priest $95 million under the New York Child Victims Act, revealing the priest's pattern of abuse, but the actual compensation remains uncertain due to the diocese's bankruptcy.

Posted on July 25, 2023 in Featured & News

Insurer Not Obligated to Cover Bridge Collapse Under Policy Exclusions, Eighth Circuit Rules

On December 5, 2023, the Eighth Circuit reversed a district court’s summary judgment in an insurance coverage dispute related to a 2015 bridge collapse lawsuit. The panel of judges found that there were genuine issues of fact concerning Liberty Insurance Corp’s (Liberty) liability under an engineering firm’s policies. The panel also determined Liberty had no liability under an umbrella policy.

Posted on December 21, 2023 in Featured & News

Passengers Sue Boeing Over Terrifying Mid-Cabin Depressurization

Boeing 737 Max 9 emergency landing triggers lawsuit as missing bolts in door plug are revealed; FAA investigates, highlighting broader safety concerns following previous incidents with 737 Max series.

Posted on February 8, 2024 in Featured & News

Medical Evidence and Hearsay Exceptions Under the FRE

In personal injury cases, medical evidence is crucial to proving or challenging both causation and damages. Medical evidence, most commonly in the form of medical records and expert testimony, contains critical information about the plaintiff's injuries and treatment. However, medical records must meet certain requirements to be admitted into evidence under the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE).

Posted on July 4, 2023 in Featured & FRE, Daubert, & Frye

Nitrous Distributor Hit With $745M Verdict Over Crash Death

A Missouri jury decided that a manufacturer and a retailer of nitrous oxide canisters must pay $745 million to the parents of a 25-year-old woman who died after a driver high on Whip-It drove into her on a sidewalk.

Posted on October 17, 2023 in Featured & News

Jury Awards Record-Breaking $6.19M to Man Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury at Firelands Hospital

A jury in Erie County, Ohio, recently awarded $6.19 million to a 78-year-old man who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) after falling while a patient at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky. The significant amount the jury awarded to Johnson stacks up as the second-largest medical malpractice verdict in Erie County.

Posted on November 7, 2023 in Featured & News