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Jury Awards Montana Woman $1.75M for Damaged Home

A woman will receive $1.75 million from two companies after a drainage system they installed caused extensive damage to her Billings, Mont., home. The Billings Gazette reports Oakland Home Builders Corporation, Gary Oakland, the CEO and chairman of The Oakland …

Jury Orders Arizona to Pay $4.3M for Toxic Fume Injuries to Worker

A jury has awarded a Tonopah man and his wife about $4.3 million for injuries he received while working in an Arizona Department of Transportation electronics room. The verdict from a Maricopa County Superior Court jury came after the man …

Colorado Jury Awards $11M to Inmate Who Suffered Stroke

A federal jury has awarded $11 million to a former Jefferson County, Co., jail inmate who said a nurse ignored his medical needs while he suffered a stroke. The jury on Monday found that Correctional Healthcare Companies and the nurse …

Kentucky Hospital Must Pay Parents of Brain Injured Child $18M

A jury has awarded the parents of a child who suffered a brain injury during his birth more than $18 million in damages. The Glasgow Daily Times reports the jury rendered its decision on Tuesday after deliberating for about an …

Jury Award Restored in West Virginia Flood Case

The West Virginia Supreme Court has ordered the restoration of monetary damages to Huntington homeowners hit by flooding in 2011. The high court ruled Thursday in an appeal brought by five plaintiffs along Krouts Creek, The Herald-Dispatch reported. Last year …

Florida Smoker Awarded $35M Damages

A jury in Polk County has awarded $35 million in damages to a former Florida smoker who underwent two lung transplants. The jury’s decision Wednesday on behalf of 61-year-old Richard Boatright of Bartow against Philip Morris USA and the Liggett …

Virginia Mass Slaying Victim’s Parents Win $5M Suit

The parents of a teenager killed in a mass slaying in Virginia have been awarded $5 million in a lawsuit against the man convicted of the deaths. Defense lawyer Charles Covati tells The News & Advance it’s unlikely the parents …

Minnesota Farmers Win $6.3M in Electrocuted Cows Lawsuit

A Cass County judge has awarded $6.3 million to a couple whose milk cows were injured or killed by stray voltage on their dairy farm from a Brainerd, Minn., utility company. KTTC-TV reports the judge awarded the damages to Randy …

Virginia Woman Paralyzed in Miata Car Crash Awarded $20M

A jury has awarded $20 million to a woman who sued Mazda Motor Corp. after her convertible sports car crashed and left her paralyzed. The Roanoke Circuit Court jury reached its decision in the product liability lawsuit Wednesday night. The …

Jury Awards $4.3M in Montana Train Crash Lawsuit

A Cascade County jury has awarded $4.3 million in damages to a BNSF Railway employee who was injured in a July 2011 train collision caused by a switching error. The Great Falls Tribune reports conductor Michael Schnittgen was injured when …