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Second hepatitis outbreak trial results in $182.M verdict

Hundreds of miles and worlds away from the Los Angeles trial against Michael Jackson’s doctor for administering a fatal dose of propofol to the King of Pop, a jury in Las Vegas was listening to a very different case over the same drug in October. In the end, the jury awarded $182.6 million to three plaintiffs who contracted hepatitis C from tainted vials of the anesthesia during colonoscopy procedures.