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Barclays Wins Top Court Ruling Over Doctor’s Sex Abuse

Barclays Plc won a Supreme Court ruling over allegations that a doctor sexually assaulted patients while conducting physicals for the bank more than 30 years ago. The court said Barclays wasn’t financially liable for the assaults, which took place from …

Louisiana Flood Victims Owed Over $300 Million Sue State

BATON ROUGE, La. — A group of Louisiana flood victims who have been owed over $300 million for the past decade have filed a lawsuit against the state for failure to pay. The Advocate reports that Tangipahoa Parish home and …

Iowa Court Drastically Cuts Insurer’s Payment to Paralyzed Worker

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday dramatically reduced the compensation a paralyzed northeast Iowa man received from a jury in a lawsuit against an insurance company even while finding the company’s actions were “reprehensible.” Despite criticizing …

Bayer Asks Appeals Court To Reverse $25M Roundup Verdict

Bayer AG on Monday said it has asked a U.S. federal appeals court to throw out a $25 million judgment it was ordered to pay to a California man who blamed the company’s Roundup weed killer for his cancer. In …

Alabama High Court Tosses $1M Verdict Against Auto Parts Maker

The Alabama Supreme Court is ordering a new trial in a lawsuit that resulted in a more than $1 million judgment against an auto parts manufacturer. The justices on Friday sided with Guyoungtech USA, Inc. It makes parts in Conecuh …

Anchorage School District Faces $4.5M Judgment Over Student Injury

The Anchorage School District is facing a $4.5 million judgment after being found negligent in a lawsuit filed by the family of a student who was severely injured after falling at his school. The Anchorage Daily News says Superior Court …

Rhode Island Hospital Loses $1.3M Slip-and-Fall Case

A Central Falls, R.I., woman has been awarded $1.3 million in judgment against Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Attorney Ronald Resmini tells the Providence Journal his client, Fatima Delacruz, was permanently disabled when she fell and fractured her kneecap outside a hospital …

Louisiana High Court Refuses to Overturn Citizens Ruling

The Louisiana Supreme Court says it won’t reconsider a $92.7 million judgment against Louisiana’s state-backed insurer of last resort for handling claims too slowly after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will ask the U.S. …

Donelon Blasts Revival of $92M Award vs. Citizens

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says he will ask the state’s highest court to reconsider its reinstatement of a $92.8 million judgment against Citizens Property Insurance Corp. for its slow adjustment of policyholder claims after hurricanes Katrina and Rita in …

DUI Death Lawsuit Leads to $15M Judgment

A woman who was killed with three others in a head-on collision four years ago this week had just left a Gulfport bar where, by most accounts, she was visibly drunk when the waitresses continued to serve her alcohol and …