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Elevator Company Wants Judge to Reconsider $2M Nevada Jury Verdict

An elevator company is asking a judge to reconsider a jury’s $2 million award to a California man who claimed in a lawsuit he was injured by a sudden drop in a Lake Tahoe casino elevator. Schindler Elevator Co. filed …

Jury Awards $640K to Washington Man in Excessive Force Case

A federal jury has awarded a Federal Way, Wash. man $640,000 after finding a police officer used excessive force when arresting him at an accident scene in 2014. The Seattle Times reported that the jury gave Josiah Hunter $40,000 for …

$10M Award to Man Hit By Garbage Truck Reinstated by Oregon Court

The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that a trial judge shouldn’t have reduced a jury’s award to a man whose leg was severed by a garbage truck in downtown Portland. In reinstating the award, the Appeals Court said the …

Montana Jury Awards $300K in Youth Center Sex Abuse Case

A Montana jury has awarded $300,000 to a mother who claimed a Billings youth treatment center failed to protect her son from being sexually abused by other residents. The Billings Gazette reports the jury awarded the damages Wednesday on claims …

Jury Awards $383M in Wrongful Death Suits Against Colorado Dialysis Provider

A federal jury in Denver, Colo. awarded $383.5 million to the families of three patients who died of cardiac arrest after treatments at clinics run by dialysis provider DaVita Inc. Attorneys for the families said the Denver-based company treated the …

Jury Awards Woman $31M in California Age Discrimination Lawsuit

A 58-year-old Southern California woman has been awarded $31 million in an age discrimination case against her former employer. Codie Rael of Ontario sued Washington-based Danaher Corp. and two subsidiaries, claiming that Rael’s bosses repeatedly made remarks that she was …

California Jury Delivers $25M Decision in Johnson & Johnson Suit

A California jury delivered a $25.7 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed she developed cancer by using the company’s talc-based baby powder. Jurors in Los Angeles recommended $4 million in punitive …

Woman Awarded $1.2M in New Mexico Stolen Car Crash

A Santa Fe County, N.M. jury has awarded an 80-year-old woman more than $1.2 million after she was injured in a crash involving a stolen car chased by Santa Fe police. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the jury decided …

Fired Allstate Employee Awarded $18M by California Jury

A former Allstate Insurance Co. employee who was fired following an arrest has been awarded more than $18 million in damages. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports a San Diego jury awarded 55-year-old Michael Tilkey about $2.6 million in actual damages …

Insurance Agent Juror Says Giant $8 Billion Award Was Message to JPMorgan

Irelsie Alvarez said she and fellow jurors wanted to send JPMorgan Chase & Co. a message with their startling $8 billion verdict in a Dallas probate case — an award that’s destined to be reduced to no more than $90 …