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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 …

Jury Rules Montana Hospital Not Liable in Football Player’s Paralysis

A Montana hospital is not liable for the brain injury a 16-year-old Belt High School student suffered in a 2014 football game, a jury has ruled. Robert Back suffered a concussion on Sept. 5, 2014, and collapsed on the sidelines …

California Jury Awards $2.3M to Former Pitcher in Hand Injury Lawsuit

A Northern California jury has awarded $2.3 million to a former Major League Baseball pitcher injured after confronting a man high on LSD trying to break into his home. Greg Reynold’s attorney, Niall McCarthy, says a San Mateo County jury …

Jury Awards $33.5M to Parents of California Man Killed by Deputy

A federal court jury has awarded $33.5 million in damages to the parents of a man who was fatally shot by a Southern California sheriff’s deputy in November 2015. The jury found that the San Bernardino County deputy unreasonably detained …

Colorado Jury Gives Man $6M After Being Beaten by Guard

A federal jury in Denver, Colo. has awarded $6 million to a convicted murderer who was beaten by a guard so severely that he must now use a wheelchair. The Denver Post reports jurors determined Wednesday that Mitchell Mullen beat …

Nurse in Hawaii Awarded Nearly $4M For Harassment

A Honolulu nurse has been awarded nearly $4 million after an image of a noose was taped to her locker and a racist note was left in her hospital mailbox. A jury on Wednesday awarded former Queen’s Medical Center nurse …

Las Vegas Homeowners Association Ordered to Pay $20M for Faulty Swing Set

A jury says a Las Vegas, Nev. homeowners association must pay a man $20 million after a swing set collapsed on him as a teen and left him with brain damage. A Clark County District Court jury returned the verdict …