Monthly Archives: September 2019

California court upholds grand jury prize in disability bias case

A warehouse worker who was fired shortly after notifying his employer of a waiver restriction can retain a jury prize of $ 550,000 for punitive damages, a California appeals court has ruled. The worker’s doctor told the employer, a clothing manufacturer, that the worker could not lift more than 20 …

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Court cuts jury price, warns relatives of John Steinbeck to end litigation

By BRIAN MELLEY | The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – A federal appeals court has tried to shut the book down over endless litigation between relatives of author John Steinbeck in a ruling that upheld a $ 5 million verdict against his stepdaughter, but has rejected $ 8 million to …

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Court overturns jury prize, warns Steinbeck family to end litigation

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. A federal appeals court tried to shut the book down on endless litigation between relatives of author John Steinbeck in a …

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White Bear Lake pilot’s $ 27 million jury prize, case referred to lower courts

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a White Bear Lake pilot who won a $ 27 million jury prize for injuries in a crash over reliability issues with his expert witness. A Ramsey County jury awarded pilot Mark Kedrowski millions of dollars based on his …

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Court cuts jury price, warns Steinbeck’s parents to end litigation

Appeals court upholds $ 5 million verdict against Steinbeck’s daughter-in-law, but awards her punitive damages and tells her to stop pleading endless cases Through BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press 11 September 2019, 22:39 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES – A federal appeals …

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