Man recovers $101M from Live Nation for fall event

A Manhattan jury has awarded a Long Island man a whopping $101 million payout for a fall at a 2013 concert that left him with a fractured skull. Jurors in Manhattan Supreme court decided last Monday that organizer Live Nation … Continue reading

Bicyclists gets $9M for wreck with 18-wheeler

A jury awarded more than $9 million in damages to a man and woman from Canada who were struck by an 18-wheeler truck while riding their bikes along Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. The eight-member jury … Continue reading

7 Convicted in $126M Telemarketing Scheme

A federal jury has found seven people – including three from the Valley region – guilty of conspiracy and mail fraud for participating in a decades-long, $126 million telemarketing scheme targeting thousands of small businesses, agencies and charities. In the … Continue reading

Republicans took campaign cash from border wall builder

The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Defense will investigate a $400 million contract to construct a border wall in Arizona that was given to a North Dakota company that Trump advocated for, and whose owner gave Arizona … Continue reading

Jury Awards $9.6M in Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

A Pennsylvania jury has awarded $9.6 million to a 15-year-old girl who sued Reading Hospital for failing to diagnose her cervical cancer in a timely manner. The trial lasted eight days in the courtroom of Judge Madelyn Fudeman of the Berks … Continue reading

Parents of Seattle man killed in Greyhound bus accident awarded $18M

A Dallas jury found Greyhound Bus Lines negligent in the death of a 25-year-old Seattle man, and awarded the man’s parents $18 million in compensatory damages. Hunter Brown was killed in June of 2017 when a bus ran over him … Continue reading

Judge considers $760M settlement with Kia, Hyundai over engine fires

A proposed $760 million class action settlement over engine fires in Kia and Hyundai vehicles is now in the hands of a California judge. The proposed settlement over engine fires is expected to affect more than 4 million drivers. The … Continue reading

VA governor really can use the National Guard to enforce gun control

With dozens of Virginia counties declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries, some Democratic lawmakers have said the governor should use the National Guard to enforce future gun control legislation — but can he? Virginia Democrats, who control the legislature and governorship, … Continue reading

Bristol-Myers wins $752M in patent case against Gilead

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. won a $752 million jury verdict against Gilead Sciences Inc in a U.S. patent dispute relating to technology for treating cancer. A jury in Los Angeles awarded the damages after finding that Yescarta, a treatment sold by … Continue reading

Texas Jury Awards $18M To Widow of Killed Worker

A jury in Texas awarded $18 million in damages, including $10 million in punitive damages to the widow of Juan Perez who died on March 7, 2015, after falling through a skylight while repairing a roof for Rodriguez Trucking Company out of Mathis, Texas. The three-day trial was held in … Continue reading