Jury award

Leaving $ 289 million jury prize in Monsanto case

We were among the millions of citizens who felt a wave of optimism that justice could indeed prevail on August 10 when a San Francisco Superior Court jury delivered a landmark verdict of $ 289 million against the Monsanto agrochemical conglomerate. When we learned that Dewayne “Lee” Johnson had sued …

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Butcher may retain jury prize in same-sex harassment case

A butcher who said he was repeatedly sexually assaulted by other butchers at a grocery store proved his claim of sexual harassment by showing that men and women were treated differently, the 7th US Court of Appeals ruled. United. The plaintiff worked behind the meat counter at Rosebud Farm, a …

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Judge cuts Morristown NJ whistleblower jury price to $ 1 million

MORRISTOWN – A judge has reduced the amount of punitive damages awarded by a civil jury to Morristown Constable “whistleblower” Keith Hudson from $ 1.5 million to just over $ 1 million. Superior Court Judge Louis Sceusi, in a written decision, upheld the Morris County jury verdict in May that …

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Apple Wins $ 539 Million Samsung Jury Prize in iPhone Patent Battle

Samsung Electronics Co. must pay apple Inc. $ 539 million for patent infringement related to the design of the iPhone, a federal jury found on Thursday, another victory for Apple in a seven-year-old legal battle over the spoils of the boom in the smartphone market. The jury’s decision in the …

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5th Circuit Reinstates Jury Prize of $ 107,000 Against JSU

The US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a jury prize of $ 107,000 against Jackson State University. In October 2016, U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate rejected the January 2015 Jury Prize in favor of former JSU head coach Fredrick Robinson. Wingate also denied Robinson’s request for attorney fees and …

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The “Mark of the Beast” jury prize confirmed in appeal

A federal appeals court upheld a jury prize of $ 586,861 to a mining worker who felt compelled to retire when he refused to use a biometric hand-held scanner on religious grounds – claiming that this was related to the biblical “mark of the beast” – in a case filed …

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Appeals court upholds jury prize in The Sun News defamation case

The SC Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a Horry County jury ruling that The Sun News and former investigative reporter David Wren defamed Myrtle Beach area lobbyist Mark Kelley in articles on campaign contributions. The newspaper’s executives have yet to decide what their next move will be. “We are …

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Desert Palm Surgical Group, PLC v. Petta – Jury Prize for Defamation of $ 12,000,000 waived because it shocks the conscience of the Court | Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC

The appeals court yesterday overturned a jury sentence of $ 12 million for defamation in favor of two plaintiffs against their former patient. The applicants, maxillofacial and dental surgeons, performed cosmetic surgery and facial resurfacing treatments on Petta. Petta has repeatedly and aggressively expressed his dissatisfaction with the outcome. There …

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The court awards a grand jury prize

A state appeals court on Wednesday overturned $ 1.5 million in compensation for a former Los Angeles attorney who told City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo and other supervisors retaliated against her for filing a sex discrimination complaint and reporting misconduct by other lawyers. The Los Angeles Court of Appeals concluded that …

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