Monthly Archives: June 2019

Court upholds jury prize in Ford driver’s death

Ford Motor Co. must pay widow of a delivery driver who died at Ford Motor’s Kansas City assembly plant nearly $ 80 million in compensatory damages and aggravating circumstances, a court ruled on Tuesday. call. In Ford v. Ford Motor Co., a three-judge panel from the Missouri, Western District Court …

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Jury Prize of $ 2 Million to Vacationing Employee on Sick Leave Highlights Pitfalls for Employers | McGuireWoods LLP

It’s no secret that employees sometimes abuse benefits under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). It’s also no secret that pitfalls abound for employers trying to curb such abuse while accommodating legitimate medical leave needs. A recent decision of the Massachusetts Supreme Court in DaPrato v. Massachusetts Water Resources …

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Appeals judges uphold $ 7.5 million jury award against Spokane County

Appeals judges upheld a $ 7.5 million jury prize against Spokane County in a case involving a woman who was left paralyzed from the chest down in a motorcycle accident that occurred in 2011. Lawyers representing Spokane County appealed the jury’s decision, but three judges from the Division III Court …

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