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Oklahoma Judge Reduces Johnson & Johnson Opioid Payout to $465 Million

An Oklahoma judge on Friday said Johnson & Johnson must pay that state $465 million for fueling the opioid epidemic through the deceptive marketing of painkillers, down from his original award of $572 million. The decision by Cleveland County District …

Kansas Couple Awarded $202K Over Dam Problem

A Hutchinson, Kansas, couple who bought a home without being told they would be responsible for maintaining a dam on the property has been awarded $202,500 in a lawsuit they filed against their real estate agent and a realty company. …

2 Kentucky Road Projects Win Regional Awards

The 2012 America’s Transportation Awards competition has chosen two Kentucky highway projects for recognition for excellence. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the projects, in Lexington and Bowling Green, eased chronic traffic congestion and increased safety. The regional awards were presented …

Florida Assistant State Attorney Eric Rosario Named “Prosecutor of the Year”

Llorente SIU, a California-based firm providing contract special investigation unit services for all lines of insurance coverage nationwide, recognized Florida Assistant State Attorney M. Eric Rosario as the recipient of the 2011 “Prosecutor of the Year” award. In its seventh …

Southern Indiana Jury Awards Woman $1.5M in Medical Suit

A southern Indiana jury has awarded $1.5 million to a woman who alleged that a doctor’s decision not to perform surgery left her with a debilitating disorder. Michelle Wells Fischer’ lawsuit alleged Dr. William H. Garner III’s decision led to …

$1.6M Award for Man Injured in Connecticut ’07 Accident

A jury has awarded $1.6 million to a Thomaston man who sued the state Department of Transportation over injuries he suffered in a 2007 accident on an icy road. The Superior Court jury found the state agency was at fault …

Man Gets $10M for Connecticut Segway Accident

A Connecticut jury has awarded $10 million to a 23-year-old man who suffered a brain injury in a Segway accident. The Bridgeport Superior Court jury on Wednesday determined that New Hampshire-based Segway Inc. and two employees were responsible for John …

Iowa Jury Awards $1.7M in Home Explosion Lawsuit

A Black Hawk County jury has awarded $1.7 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by a Hudson woman who was burned in a propane explosion at her home in 2008. Sixty-eight-year-old Donna Figard and her husband, Richard, sued propane …

Iowa Man Won’t Get $10.6M Malpractice Award

An Iowa man who had been awarded $10.6 million in malpractice case won’t see any of that money. The Des Moines Register reports that court precedent set while the case was awaiting its second trial prevents Dennis Cawthorn from citing …

Georgia Jury Awards $9.85 Million in Child’s Drowning

A Gwinnett County jury has awarded $9.85 million in damages in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of a 2-year-old who died in a daycare facility in Buford, Georgia. The child’s parents, Kemi Green and Gbolohan Bankolemoh, enrolled their …