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Female Engineer Awarded $251K in Washington Discrimination Suit

A jury has awarded a female Vancouver, Wash. engineer $251,100 for her lawsuit against the Clark County Community Development Department. The Columbian reports that the jury ruled staff at the department defamed and discriminated against Anne Anderson, principal engineer of …

Arizona Woman Awarded $12M for Alleged Hospital Error

A jury has awarded $12 million to a Tucson, Ariz. woman who was severely incapacitated by an alleged hospital medical error. Pima County Superior Court jurors ruled in favor of Esmeralda Tripp and against the University of Arizona Health Network, …

Los Angeles Jury Hands Down $417M Award Baby Powder Lawsuit

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company’s iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for …

California Woman Who Sued Plastic Surgeon Awarded for Leaked Photo of Breasts

A California woman who sued her plastic surgeon after photographs of her breasts surfaced on the internet has been awarded $18,000. The Fresno Bee reported the woman was awarded the money on Monday by a Fresno County Superior Court jury. …

California Judge Says TV Network Owes $2M in Sex Abuse Cover-Up Lawsuit

An Orange County, Calif. judge says Trinity Broadcasting Network is responsible for the entire $2 million a jury awarded in an alleged sex abuse cover-up. The judge ruled that TBN is on the hook for the full amount jurors awarded …

California Man Bit by Dog While Rescuing Cat Awarded $1M

A California man who was bitten by a police dog while trying to rescue a friend’s cat at a construction site two years ago has been awarded $1.1 million by a civil jury. Jurors ruled this week that San Mateo …

$2M Award by California Jury to Young Relative of Trinity Network Founders

A Southern California jury awarded $2 million to the granddaughter of Trinity Broadcasting Network founders Jan and Paul Crouch, finding that her grandmother acted outrageously in refusing to report the girl’s sexual assault by an employee. Carra Crouch, now 24, …

California Auto Dealer Awarded $256M in Nissan Suit

A jury has awarded nearly $256.5 million to a California auto dealership owner who claimed Nissan had a secret plan to put him out of business during the recession. The Orange County Superior Court panel ruled in favor of Michael …

Washington Man Wins $1.85M Judgment over Racial Abuse on Fishing Vessel

Attorneys for a Hispanic man who worked on an Alaska fishing boat say he has won a $1.85 million settlement against his former employer, Seattle-based Alaska Longline, after he was subjected to relentless racial harassment. The Seattle Times reported 37-year-old …

Oregon Jury Sides With City in Police Dog Attack

An Oregon jury has ruled against a man who sued the city of Salem after he was bitten by a police dog. The Statesman Journal reported John Hillebrand sought $1 million for physical pain, emotional harm and legal fees. Hillebrand …