Nevada Propofol Defendants Ordered To Pay $162.5 Million In Punitive Damages

LAS VEGAS - (Mealey's) Three defendants in a Nevada state court propofol/hepatitis C infection case on Oct. 10 were ordered by a jury to pay the three plaintiffs $162.5 million in punitive damages ( Richard C. Sacks v. Endoscopy Centers of Southern Nevada, et al. , No. 08A572315, Nev. Dist., Clark...

Nevada Jury Awards $104 Million In Compensatory, Punitive Damages In Propofol Case

LAS VEGAS - (Mealey's) A Nevada state court jury on Oct. 12 ordered a maker and distributor of generic propofol to pay $90 million in punitive damages in a case in which a plaintiff claimed that he was infected as a result of reusable "jumbo" vials of the general anesthetic ( Michael Washington...