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2014-10-23 20:21:12

DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge Troy L. Nunley has awarded Sierra Railroad Company ("Sierra") an additional $13.1 million in punitive damages in Sierra's dispute with Patriot Rail Company LLC ("Patriot"). These damages were awarded due to Patriot's willful misappropriation of Sierra's trade secrets and are in addition to the $39.6 million awarded to Sierra by the jury in May 2014, for a total award to Sierra of $52.7 million. In March, a jury found that Patriot...

2014-10-06 23:01:19

The first bellwether trial involving Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics Pinnacle hip implant continues to move forward. Recently, the federal judge overseeing the litigation ruled that jurors may be told about the pending multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving roughly 6,500 Pinnacle lawsuits. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes...

2014-09-16 23:01:07

After the jury in the second bellwether trial involving a vaginal mesh manufactured by Ethicon awarded the plaintiff $3.27 million in damages, Ethicon seeks to have the verdict overturned on appeal. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The second federal bellwether trial involving a vaginal mesh product manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon concluded with the jury in the case finding in favor of plaintiff Jo Huskey and awarding her $3.27 million in damages,...

2014-06-10 12:26:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Tarrant County judge has issued a judgment of $2.9 million against a team owner in the Texas Collegiate Baseball League for taking part in an unlawful league boycott that violated antitrust laws and caused the league to fold. After a weeklong trial, jurors found that Fred "Britt" Britton of Colleyville participated in the 2007 boycott with several other team owners. The TCBL reached out-of-court settlements with the other owners...

2014-04-03 16:24:48

ROCKWALL, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Rockwall County jury has awarded a $20.8 million verdict against a Dallas homebuilder for performing substandard work on a local family's home and refusing to accept responsibility. Dallas attorneys Van Shaw of the Law Offices of Van Shaw and Dan Hagood of Fitzpatrick Hagood Smith & Uhl won the March 31 verdict favoring homeowners Bryon and Paige Hale in Rockwall's 439(th) District Court. The verdict includes separate findings that...

2014-03-24 12:27:52

BEAUMONT, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Law Journal recently announced one of Provost Umphrey's 2013 verdicts was listed in the Top 100 Verdicts in the nation. The $32 million verdict against Dominos Pizza is believed to be one of, if not the, largest actual damages verdict ever returned against Dominos Pizza. The verdict is ranked 60(th) in the nation and fifth in Texas for 2013. On August 11, 2012 a Dominos delivery driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a...

2014-02-24 16:22:46

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest maker of plastic pipe, has filed a libel suit against the Phillips & Cohen law firm for a false and defamatory press release the firm issued boasting of a jury verdict against the pipe maker. The November 15, 2013 press release falsely stated that a federal jury found JM Eagle (formerly J-M Manufacturing) had manufactured "faulty," "substandard," "weak," and "shoddy" pipe that it sold to public utilities,...

2014-01-30 23:30:52

After a weeklong court battle at the Camden County courthouse, a young South Jersey woman injured by a recycling truck is finally getting compensation. Jurors in the Superior Court case returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff on Monday, January 14, 2014, awarding her $750,000. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 After a weeklong court battle at the Camden County courthouse, a young South Jersey woman injured by a recycling truck is finally getting compensation. Jurors in the...

2014-01-02 08:20:23

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After three years of legal wrangling, the tides of justice are finally turning back in favor of the now-deceased CSX railroad switchman and his legal estate in a case against CSX railroad. The Estate of Winston Payne, a former CSX switchman who lost his life to lung cancer, obtained an 8.6 million dollar verdict from a Knoxville, Tennessee jury in November 2010. Later, the trial judge granted CSX a new trial. However, before the second...


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