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$28M Verdict Upheld in Wyoming Carbon Monoxide Case

A federal judge has upheld a jury’s $28.2 million damage award to a woman who suffered a permanent brain injury from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a faulty furnace in the apartment she was renting in Casper, Wyo. Amber Lompe …

Montana Jury Awards $4.3M in Train Crash Lawsuit

A Cascade County, Mont. jury has awarded $4.3 million in damages to a BNSF Railway employee who was injured in a July 2011 train collision caused by a switching error. The Great Falls Tribune reported conductor Michael Schnittgen was injured …

California Jury Finds Toyota Seatbelt Caused Woman’s Paraplegia

A California Superior Court jury has found Toyota Motor Corp. liable for causing devastating injuries to a young woman in a crash that occurred in Monterey over four and a half years ago in a verdict rendered late Friday. After …

Jury in Colorado Awards $2.5M In Hit-And-Run Case

A Denver jury has determined a 29-year-old Colorado man was at fault in a fatal hit-and-run crash and has awarded the victim’s family $2.5 million. The Denver Post reported  the jury determined last week that Daniel Kliem was at fault …

Families of Nevada Helicopter Crash Victims Awarded $16M

A jury has awarded $16 million to the families of four passengers who were killed in a December 2011 helicopter crash near Lake Mead in Nevada. The jurors ruled against Sundance Helicopters Inc. in a wrongful death case filed by …

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 …