Jury Verdict News: Calif. Appeals Court Upholds Breg Win In Pain Pump Suit

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Law360, New York (March 03, 2015, 9:59 PM ET) — A California appellate court on Monday upheld a lower court jury verdict for device maker Berg …

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By Sindhu Sundar

Law360, New York (March 03, 2015, 9:59 PM ET) — A California appellate court on Monday upheld a lower court jury verdict for device maker Breg Inc., there was enough evidence to show that its pain pump did not cause the injuries of a plaintiff who had claimed the device caused him to develop an arthritic condition.

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first published: 2015-03-03 03:00:00

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Jury Verdict News: Fontana Unified employee awarded $6.5 million in sexual assault case

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The school district issued a statement Tuesday saying the jury’s verdict represented less than 10 percent of the amount the plaintiff asked the jury to …

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SAN BERNARDINO >> A jury has awarded a former Fontana Unified School District police dispatcher nearly $1.5 million after the woman sued the district and one of its former police officers, who she accused of raping her while on duty.

Following a 21-day trial that began on Jan. 20 and spanned six weeks, a jury returned Monday with a judgment of $1,487,000 in compensatory damages against the school district and its former police officer, John Frank Garcia.

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first published: 2015-03-02 22:52:30

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Jury Verdict News: Jury Awards $8M for Victims of Fatal Factory Shooting

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“The children of LaTonya Brown and Tanya Wilson are gratified by the jury’s verdict and hope this will serve as a wakeup call to U.S. Security to …

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first published: 2015-02-25 22:30:00

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Jury Verdict News: STATE COURT CASES

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Plaintiffs appeal from a no-cause jury verdict. Prior to trial, a second motion judge reversed the decision of the initial motion judge, who had granted …

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first published: 2015-02-25 21:56:15

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Jury Verdict News: SC’s top court backs Risperdal verdict against J&J, but cuts penalty to $136M

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It’s bad news and good news for Johnson & Johnson’s ($JNJ) legal department today. South Carolina’s Supreme Court upheld a jury verdict against …

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It’s bad news and good news for Johnson & Johnson’s ($JNJ) legal department today. South Carolina’s Supreme Court upheld a jury verdict against the company in a Risperdal marketing lawsuit, but did slash the $327 million judgment by more than half.

South Carolina Supreme Court Justice John Kittredge

The lawsuit centered on promotional materials J&J’s pharma unit Janssen used to market the antipsychotic drug.

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first published: 2015-02-25 14:48:45

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Jury Verdict News: Alabama Man Awarded $2.5 Million in Damages After a Drug Allegedly Gave Him Breasts

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It is the first of thousands of such cases nationwide – 1,200 are pending in the Philadelphia court alone – to get a jury verdict, Kline tells PEOPLE.

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A Philadelphia Common Pleas jury Tuesday awarded $2.5 million in damages to an Alabama man with autism who took the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal as a teen and grew size 46DD breasts, according to Thomas Kline, the man’s attorney.

“This trial is important publicly because it provided for the first time a window into the real risks of the drug,” Kline told the Philadelphia Daily News.

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first published: 2015-02-25 14:00:31

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Jury Verdict News: Analysis: How Kenneth Kerrivan Struck a Blow Against Big Tobacco

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Despite the adverse ruling, Byrd and co-counsel Martin Quinones, from the firm’s San Francisco office, eked out a $100,000 jury verdict. In the punitive …

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In the end, Kenneth Kerrivan helped bring Big Tobacco to the settlement table. On Wednesday, R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard announced a $100 million settlement to end all future litigation in federal court in the so-called Engle Progeny cases.

The subject of a Scene cover story three weeks ago, Kerrivan was the plaintiff represented by local counsel from the firm Lieff Cabraser in a suit against cigarette-makers.

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first published: 2015-02-24 20:12:13

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Jury Verdict News: Appeals court rules in favor of defendant in dog bite civil suit

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The court of appeals ruled that the trial court properly gave the jury instruction and that the jury’s verdict was not “defective” as Krzywicki claimed.

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Appeals court rules in favor of defendant in dog bite civil suit

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Published: February 26, 2015

In a civil appeal from the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, the 8th District Court of Appeals recently found that a lower court was correct when it found in favor of a defendant in a dog bite case.

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first published: 2015-02-02 18:33:45

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