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 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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