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Jury Awards Nevada High-Tech Firm $10.7M in Patent Case

A Nevada company that makes equipment to manage power supplies for computer data centers has won a $10.7 million judgment in a 7-year-old patent infringement case. A federal jury awarded the money to Reno-based Server Technology Inc. in a lawsuit …

Montana Jury Says Hyundai Owes $240M In Punitive Damages

A Montana jury has ordered Hyundai to pay $240 million in punitive damages after finding that a manufacturing defect in a Hyundai vehicle caused a crash that killed two Missoula cousins in July 2011. Lake County jurors late Tuesday awarded …

McAlester, Oklahoma Awarded $3.35M in Suit Against Former Manager

A Pittsburg County jury has awarded the city of McAlester more than $3 million in a judgment against a former city manager. The McAlester News-Capital reports that a 12-person jury awarded the city $3.35 million in damages. Federal investigators had …

Texas Couple Awarded $3M in Drilling Lawsuit

A Dallas jury has awarded $3 million to a North Texas couple who sued a drilling company over alleged contamination. The Dallas Morning News reports that the jury returned its verdict y in favor of Bob and Lisa Parr of …

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 …