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Mississippi Jury Awards Man $322 Million In Asbestos Lawsuit
Posted on 12 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) A jury has awarded $322 million to a Mississippi man who claimed he inhaled asbestos dust while mixing drilling mud sold and manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. and Union Carbide Corp. Allen Hossley, an attorney who represented... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: Jury Awards ActiveVideo $115 Million From Verizon In Patent Litigation
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by Troutman Sanders

By Joshua Heslinga Late yesterday, a jury awarded ActiveVideo $115 million from Verizon, concluding the trial phase of the heated patent litigation. The Virginian Pilot reports on the verdict, and here is the verdict form . Our prior blog entries... Read More

Pat Cathcart Of AlvaradoSmith On California Expedited Jury Trials
Posted on 19 Jan 2011 by Patrick A. Cathcart

Effective Jan. 1, 2011, parties in litigation in California can choose a new trial option: an expedited jury trial, to be completed in one day with a small jury. Pat Cathcart, of AlvardoSmith in Los Angeles, explains this new litigation procedure in a... Read More

Florida Jury Awards 2nd Post-Engle Smoker Verdict, $86,000
Posted on 17 Feb 2011 by Michael Lefkowitz

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- For the second time in a week, a Florida jury on Feb. 15 found for a post- Engle tobacco plaintiff but issued a relatively small award of compensatory damages ( Despinda Hatziyannakis, as Personal Representative of Christos Hatziyannakis... Read More