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Calif. Appeals Court Strikes Down $577M Judgment In Breach Of Contract, Fraud Suit Against Boeing, Boeing Satellite Systems International
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

On April 13, 2012, The Boeing Company and a subsidiary, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc., successfully wiped out a $577,000,000 judgment that ICO Global Communications, Ltd. had obtained in 2008. 2012 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 4281 . In an unpublished... Read More

So Sorry You Just Spent A Decade In Jail For A Crime You Didn't Commit. Can We Make It Up With A Million Or So Dollars?
Posted on 18 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

We'd like to believe that everyone who ends up in jail deserves it. After all, there are safeguards in place - a professional police force to investigate, an impartial judge to oversee the case, and a jury of peers to review the evidence. Unfortunately... Read More

Lathrop & Gage Wins $13.49 Million Jury Verdict For Munchkin Inc. In False Advertising Dispute Against Playtex
Posted on 31 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

California jury finds that Playtex deliberately deceived consumers regarding odor control abilities of its Diaper Genie Elite KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lathrop & Gage LLP on July 26 announced that it won a significant jury verdict on behalf of its client... Read More

Billion Dollar Verdict Against Nursing Home Continues Law Firm’s Impressive Win Streak
Posted on 22 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

In yet another case against former nursing home giant Trans Healthcare, Inc., Tampa law firm Wilkes & McHugh has obtained its fourth multi-million verdict, this one actually reaching $1.1 billion, including punitive damages, in Polk County Circuit... Read More

More Than 1 Million Cases With Verdict & Settlement Analysis Now Available From LexisNexis
Posted on 27 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

What is the LexisNexis Verdict & Settlement Offering? The LexisNexis Verdict & Settlement Offering is the combination of the largest, most comprehensive collection of verdict content COMBINED with a powerful new tool, Verdict & Settlement... Read More

Verdict & Settlement Analyzer Now Available
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Saturday, Aug. 14, marked the long-anticipated release of Verdict & Settlement Analyzer (VSA), a timesaving case valuation tool that quantifies judgments and awards, so attorneys can easily analyze exposure and communicate case strategy options to... Read More

New Enhancements Now Available At Lexis.com
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

You asked and WE LISTENED - new enhancements now available at www.lexis.com . Several new enhancements were released this week based on your feedback which include: E-Mail Forgotten ID LexisNexis ID can be retrieved just like forgotten passwords... Read More

California Jury Awards $5.7 Million In Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial
Posted on 7 Mar 2015 by Tom Moylan

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — (Mealey’s) A California state court jury on March 5 awarded $5.7 million to a plaintiff in an Ethicon pelvic mesh injury trial ( Colleen Perry, et al. v. Ethicon Inc., et al. , No. S-1500-CV-279123, Calif. Super., Kern... Read More

Jury Awards $1.3 Million In Zometa Jaw Injury Trial After Botching 1st Verdict Form
Posted on 23 Sep 2013 by Tom Moylan

ORLANDO, Fla. — (Mealey’s) A Florida federal jury on Sept. 20 found that Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. failed to warn a cancer patient about the risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) and awarded her $1.3 million in medical expenses and non... Read More

MDL Jury Awards $3.27 Million In 2nd Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Trial
Posted on 8 Sep 2014 by Tom Moylan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — (Mealey’s) A West Virginia federal jury on Sept. 5 returned a $3.27 million verdict in the second Ethicon Inc. multidistrict litigation pelvic mesh bellwether trial (Jo Huskey, et al. v. Ethicon, Inc., et al., No. 2:12... Read More

Jury Awards $7.76 Million In Punitive Damages In New Jersey's 1st Pelvic Mesh Trial
Posted on 28 Feb 2013 by Tom Moylan

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - (Mealey's) A New Jersey court on Feb. 28 ordered the Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson to pay $7.76 million in punitive damages to a woman who claims to have debilitating injuries from a Gynecare Prolift... 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

Teenage Girl Ordered to Undergo Chemotherapy Treatment
Posted on 20 May 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Pathological tests showed conclusively that Cassandra, a seventeen-year-old girl, was suffering from Hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of cancer that was invariably fatal if not treated, but that had a high probability of cure if treated in a timely manner... Read More

Pennsylvania Appeals Court Affirms $10M Children’s Motrin TEN Injury Verdict
Posted on 23 Jul 2014 by Tom Moylan

PHILADELPHIA — (Mealey’s) A Pennsylvania appeals court panel on July 22 affirmed a $10 million Children’s Motrin verdict for a girl who suffered toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) after being given the over-the-counter pain/fever reducer... Read More

Nevada State Court Jury Returns Defense Verdict In 2-Plaintiff Actos Cancer Trial
Posted on 23 May 2014 by Tom Moylan

LAS VEGAS — (Mealey's) A Nevada state court jury on May 22 returned a unanimous defense verdict in a 32-day, two-plaintiff Actos bladder cancer trial, but two plaintiff attorneys say they will seek a new trial because they believe their objections... Read More