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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 …

Arkansas Jury Awards $7M in Fatal Truck Accident

A federal jury has awarded a $7 million judgment to the family of a Farmington, Mo., truck driver killed when his vehicle collided with another semi-truck in northern Arkansas. The panel in western Arkansas found Thursday in favor of Roger …

Jury Awards $300K in Wyoming Youth Home Sex Lawsuit

A former resident of a youth home in Laramie, Wyoming, has been awarded $300,000 in his civil lawsuit stemming from a sex assault case involving the resident and a female counselor. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that an Albany County jury …