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California Federal Jury Awards Over $1 Billion To Apple, Inc. In Patent Suit Against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. And Other Samsung Entities
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

On Friday, Aug. 24, a California federal jury found in favor of Apple, Inc. in a patent dispute against three related Samsung entities, awarding $ 1,049,393,540 to Apple. Apple had claimed that Samsung had infringed on several patents relating to Apple's... Read More

$81M In Punitive Damages For Giving Kids Free Cigarettes
Posted on 17 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BOSTON - (AP) A tobacco company that had tried to hook black children on cigarettes was ordered Thursday to pay $81 million in punitive damages to the estate and son of a Boston woman who started smoking at age 13, in what an attorney said is one of the... Read More

March 2014 Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 7 Apr 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During February 2014, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. We’ve come up with an informal list of the top five cases that really captured our attention... Read More

Nevada Jury Awards $20.1 Million To 3 Plaintiffs in Propofol Infection Cases
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by Tom Moylan

LAS VEGAS - (Mealey's) A Nevada state court jury on Oct. 6 ordered three drug defendants to pay three plaintiffs $20.1 million in compensatory damages for selling so-called "jumbo" vials of the anesthetic propofol, resulting in the vials... Read More

New York State Jury Awards $11.6M In Medical Malpractice Action Against Radiologist
Posted on 23 Feb 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On Jan. 25, 2012, Kevin Orr arrived at the Emergency Department at Glens Falls Hospital, with a documented history of dizziness, headache, and inability to stand. A CT scan was ordered and read by radiologist James E. Bell, M.D., of Adirondack Radiology... Read More

Jury Awards Total Of $152 Million In Case Alleging Distribution Of Cigarettes To Children
Posted on 17 Dec 2010 by Michael Lefkowitz

BOSTON - (Mealey's) A Massachusetts jury added $81 million in punitive damages on Dec. 16 to the $71 million in compensatory damages it had awarded two days earlier to the estate and only son of a woman who said she began smoking free Newport cigarettes... Read More

The March 2015 Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 7 Apr 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During March, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts and settlements from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought... Read More

California State Jury Awards $125 Million To Young Driver Paralyzed In Collision With Intoxicated Driver Who Ran Red Light
Posted on 9 Feb 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Shortly before 5 a.m. on March 23, 2013, plaintiff Francisco Briones, 21, was on his way to an early morning work shift at a local warehouse. Briones was waiting to turn left on a green light from Channel Islands Boulevard onto Rice Avenue; another car... Read More

Blurred Lines: Some Recent High Notes In Musical Copyright Infringement Litigation
Posted on 19 Mar 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

The other week, the 2013 hit song “Blurred Lines” made legal news when a California federal jury slapped singer Robin Thicke and music producer Pharrell Williams with a $7.3 million damage award in a copyright infringement action brought by... Read More

South Carolina Jury Awards $ 6.9 Million In Medical Malpractice Action Brought By Woman Who Was Not Timely Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
Posted on 9 Feb 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Leanna Loud, 47, is a wife, mother of three young children, former Air Force flight nurse, member of the United States Air reserve, and a nurse at a Charleston, S.C., hospital. Loud is also living with terminal Stage IV cancer. On Jan. 20, 2016, a South... Read More