Monthly Archives: August 2020

Dying man asks California Supreme Court to restore jury award in Monsanto Roundup case

School guard who won first-ever lawsuit over allegations Monsanto’s Roundup causes cancer asks California Supreme Court to restore $ 250 million in punitive damages awarded by jury that heard his case, but which was later reduced by an appeals court to $ 20.5 million. Notably, plaintiff Dewayne “Lee” Johnson’s appeal …

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Appeal Court Further Erodes Huge 2016 Jury Prize For Epic Systems | criminality

Instead, Kanne wrote, Tata embarked on a “repeated course of wrongdoing spanning several years” which was “intentional and deceptive.” His conduct warrants punishment, but not worth $ 280 million, Kanne wrote. The United States Supreme Court, the appeals court said, requires an analysis of the relationship between punitive damages and …

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Court refuses to reduce mass jury award against ViSalus on constitutional grounds – TCPAWorld

As you head into the weekend, be grateful if you’re not associated with multilevel marketing company ViSalus. It’s this TCPA case that should keep every TCPA class action defendant (and attorney) up at night. What a dumpster fire from a train wreck. As we’ve written many times now, ViSalus was …

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Court confirms jury prize of $ 400,000 to ousted superintendent amid discord

A federal appeals court upheld the award of a $ 400,000 jury to an Illinois school principal whose contract was not renewed amid unrest that began with his efforts to perform a district finance audit. Superintendent, Denean Adams of the Harvey School District of 2,200 students in suburban Chicago, alleged …

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