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Comedian George Wallace Awarded $1.3M in Vegas lawsuit

A Nevada jury has awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2007. The split decision in a civil negligence and personal …

New Mexico Jury Gives 1-Cent Damage Award

A potash mining company won its lawsuit against an oil and gas company over a mistake in a New Mexico drilling project but a jury awarded just one cent of damages. The award for Plymouth, Mass.-based Mosaic Co. in its …

Nevada Jury Awards $10M After Mom Dies In DUI Crash

A Clark Count, Nev. jury has awarded $10 million to the family of a 28-year-old woman who died when her friend drove drunk after a birthday party. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported James LaPelusa and his two sons won the …

Idaho Worker Awarded Damages for Reporting Safety Violations

A northern Idaho jury has awarded $56,000 to an excavation crew foreman who said he was fired for reporting safety violations on the Sand Creek Byway. The Bonner County Daily Bee reported the Bonner County jury on Friday voted 9-3 …

Jury Awards $975K to Estate of Florida Woman Who Died in Jail

A federal jury has awarded $975,000 to the estate of a Florida woman who died in a Pinellas County Jail cell. The jury made its decision in the case of Jennifer DeGraw, 50, who was taken into custody after her …

Jury in Washington Awards $9M to Wrongfully Convicted Officer

A federal court jury in Tacoma, Wash. has awarded $9 million to a former Vancouver police officer who was wrongfully convicted of sexually abusing his children in the 1980s and spent nearly 20 years in prison. Ray Spencer had alleged …

Oregon Judge Lops Big Chunk off $18.6M Jury Award

An Oregon woman who won nearly $19 million in a lawsuit against Equifax over credit reporting mistakes saw the jury award cut to less than $2 million last week by a federal judge in Portland. Judge Anna J. Brown reduced …

Missouri Jury Awards $12.5M to Injured Railroad Worker

An eastern Missouri jury has awarded $12.5 million to a railroad worker who blamed his former company for a train accident that cost him his right leg below the knee. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Jefferson County jury …

$52M Awarded by Montana Jury Awards in Bank Lawsuit

A Montana jury has awarded an office supply manufacturer $52 million in its lawsuit against its former bank. Masters Group International Inc. sued Comerica Inc. after the bank reneged on a November 2008 agreement to delay collection of a $10.5 …

Jury Awards Ohio Man with Asbestos-Related Cancer $27M

A jury in Ohio has awarded a Cleveland-area man suffering from asbestos-related cancer a $27.5 million verdict. The man’s attorney tells The Plain Dealer that it’s the largest award of its kind in Ohio. John Panza was diagnosed in 2012 …