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Jury Awards $730,000 Verdict to UC Davis ‘Whistleblower’

A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis. Janet Keyzer, a former UC Davis administrative nurse, claimed in a …

Jury Awards Families $2.4M in Lawsuit Over Utah Couple’s Kayaking Death

A jury has faulted state and local agencies in the 2010 deaths of a Utah married couple kayaking in the Jordan River. Family members of Kelly Frye-Glasser and Joseph Glasser on Tuesday won their case arguing that officials were aware …

Texas Jury Awards Municipal Utility $30M in Overcharge Case

A Central Texas jury has delivered a nearly $30 million verdict against the Lower Colorado River Authority. A Comal County jury returned the verdict in favor of New Braunfels Utilities. The Austin-based river authority manages water resources and provides electricity. …

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 …