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Maryland Family Sues for Up to $20M Over Man’s Death at Delaware Junk Yard

The family of a Maryland man crushed by a van in a Delaware junk yard is suing the business for up to $20 million for gross negligence, wrongful death and other claims. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the family …

Texas Judge Finalizes $200M-Plus Award in Lexus Defects Case

A final judgment upholds a jury award of more than $200 million to a Dallas-area family against Toyota over what they alleged were defective front seats in their Lexus sedan. State District Judge Dale Tillery entered the final judgment on …

Finding Toyota Negligent in Accident, Texas Jury Awards $242M to Family

A Texas jury awarded damages of $242 million to a Dallas family after finding that defects in the family’s Lexus sedan caused injuries to their two children during a rear-end collision, the law firm representing the plaintiffs said on Friday. …

Prospects Fade for Early Settlement by BP with U.S. Over Gulf Oil Disaster

Hopes BP can settle early out of court on liability for its 2010 U.S. Gulf oil spill looked forlorn on Wednesday after U.S. prosecutors laid out a legal case for gross negligence on which tens of billions of dollars hang. …