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Texas Court Erases $13M From Jury Award for Offshore Oil Well Claim

A Texas appellate court shaved $13.6 million off of a jury’s award against Lloyds’ of London syndicates to the owner of a Gulf of Mexico oil well and platform that was destroyed by Hurricane Rita in 2005. The 1st District …

J&J Gets New Trial After $417 Million Talc Verdict

Johnson & Johnson deserves a new trial after a jury ordered the world’s largest maker of health-care products to pay $417 million to a woman who blamed the company’s iconic Baby Powder for causing her cancer, an appeals court concluded. …

Bayer Loses Second Trial Over Claims Roundup Causes Cancer

Bayer AG lost a second trial over claims its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, increasing pressure on the company to spend billions of dollars to settle thousands of similar lawsuits. A jury in San Francisco federal court awarded compensatory damages …

Jury Awards Seattle Duck Boat Crash Victims $123M

A jury has awarded about $123 million to the victims and families of a 2015 duck boat crash that killed five college students and injured more than 60 others in Seattle. After a four-month civil trial, King County Superior Court …

Rand Paul Awarded More Than $580K After Neighbor’s Attack

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was awarded more than $580,000 in damages and medical expenses on Wednesday in his lawsuit against the neighbor who tackled him and broke several of his ribs in a dispute over lawn maintenance. A jury in …

Arkansas Woman Gets $3M Jury Award for Escalator-Mangled Toe

Jurors have awarded a New York medical student $3 million after she suffered a gruesome toe injury while riding an escalator at an Arkansas mall. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a Pulaski County jury ruled this week that 27-year-old Aisha …

Jury Finds Las Vegas HOA Must Pay $20M for Faulty Swing Set

A jury says a Las Vegas 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 earlier …

California Jury Awards Record $417M in Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder to Cancer

A Los Angeles, Calif., jury on Monday 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 …

Jury Awards Texas Wedding Photographer $1M for Defamation

A Texas jury has awarded a wedding photographer more than $1 million after determining a newly married couple unhappy with her work launched a social media campaign to post falsehoods about her. The Dallas County jury found Friday that the …

Georgia Jury Awards $3.9M to Family for Film Worker’s Train Death

A railroad owner must pay $3.9 million to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad trestle in 2014, a jury decided in a civil verdict that found the company shared in the blame for the deadly …