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How Plaintiff Lawyers Help Corporate America Keep its Secrets

Paula Lawlor was sifting through piles of internal General Motors Co documents in a hotel room outside of Los Angeles when she hit pay dirt: Company records showing that GM knew for years that stronger roofs on its vehicles could …

Bayer Expects Significant Surge In Number of U.S. Glyphosate Cases

FRANKFURT, Germany — Bayer expects the number of claims in the United States related to Roundup herbicide to have surged in the third quarter, as the German drugs and pesticides maker tries to reach a settlement after earlier court rulings …

Bayer’s $80 Million Roundup Verdict Will Probably Be Cut

A federal judge said he’ll probably reduce — but not throw out entirely — an $80 million jury verdict against Bayer AG in the second case to go to trial over claims the company’s Roundup herbicide causes cancer. U.S. District …

Kansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap in Injury Cases

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the state’s cap on damages for noneconomic injuries in personal injury lawsuits is unconstitutional. The court ruled 4-2 that capping damages an injured person is able to recover in …

Iowa Jury Finds City Liable to Victim of Squad Car Accident

The city of Waterloo, Iowa, has been found liable of a 2008 squad car accident that left a man paralyzed. A Black Hawk County jury returned a verdict Wednesday in favor of 22-year-old Jarvis Boggs, of Waterloo. He was awarded …

$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 …

Illinois Jury Mulls Man’s Suit in Pizza-Delivery Case

A jury in southwestern Illinois is deliberating how much in damages should go to a man who claims he suffered permanent disabilities in a crash involving a pizza-delivery driver he says was driving too fast. The (Alton) Telegraph (http://bit.ly/roYbys ) …

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 …