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Jury Awards $26M in Malpractice Lawsuit, a Nebraska Record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County jury has awarded $26.1 million to a Sarpy County family who sued Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha after their child was sent home following an accidental fall and then suffered seizures …

Walmart Said She Shoplifted; Jury Awards Her $2.1 Million

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman who says she was falsely arrested for shoplifting at a Walmart and then threatened by the company after her case was dismissed has been awarded $2.1 million in damages. A Mobile County jury …

Couple’s $86 Million Award in Monsanto Pesticide Case Stands

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s highest court rejected on Wednesday a challenge by Monsanto Co.’s to $86.2 million in damages to a couple who developed cancer after spraying the company’s Roundup weed-killer in their yards for three decades. The state …

Jury Awards $17M in Deadly Shooting by Off-Duty LAPD Officer

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A federal jury on Wednesday awarded $17 million to the parents of a mentally ill man who was shot in a Costco store by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer. The panel in Riverside ruled in …

Tesla Would Face Tough Road in Any Bid to Slash $137M Racial Bias Verdict

Tesla Inc will likely seek to slash a $137 million jury award for a Black worker who accused the automaker of racial discrimination, but could have difficulty reducing the verdict amid claims that the company tolerated widespread harassment, legal experts …

Bayer Wins its First Roundup Jury Verdict in Case of Child’s Cancer

Bayer AG won its first trial over claims its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer after a California jury found that the herbicide was not a substantial cause of a child’s rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the company said on Tuesday. Destiny …

Tesla Ordered to Pay Over $130M to Black Former Worker Over Racism-WSJ

A federal jury on Monday has ordered Tesla Inc to pay more than $130 million in damages to a Black former worker, finding he was subjected to a racially hostile work environment, the Wall Street Journal reported. The jury determined …

Liability Concerns Lead to Shutdown of Some Colorado Hiking Trails

DENVER (AP) — The ramifications of a lawsuit that ended with the U.S. government paying an injured mountain biker several million dollars after a crash on a washed-out trail continue to challenge Colorado hikers. And more recreational pursuits could be …

Monsanto Told to Pay Teachers $185M Over Chemical Exposure

SEATTLE (AP) — Three schoolteachers in Washington state who sued chemical company Monsanto over exposure to materials in fluorescent lights have been awarded $185 million. The law firm that represented the teachers, Friedman Rubin, said a jury returned the verdict …

Johnson & Johnson Asks High Court to Void $2 Billion Talc Verdict

WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is asking for Supreme Court review of a $2 billion verdict in favor of women who claim they developed ovarian cancer from using the company’s talc products. The case features an array of high-profile …