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Small firm wins $505.1 million verdict

Arguing that oversized vials of a drug were "weapons of mass infection" that led to an outbreak of Hepatitis C at outpatient surgical centers, Las Vegas plaintiffs' attorney Robert Eglet convinced a jury that the manufacturer and its distributor should be punished with $500 million in punitive damages.

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Companies found liable in hepatitis trial

A Clark County jury has found two drug companies were liable for a Las Vegas man contracting hepatitis C during an outbreak in 2007 at a southern Nevada endoscopy clinics.

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