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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 ...

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Jury awards $104 million to couple for hepatitis infection

In the third trial over a rash of hepatitis C infections caused by contaminated vials of the anesthetic propofol at Las Vegas colonoscopy and endoscopy clinics in October, a jury ordered the drug makers to pay $104 million to 71-year-old ...

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Jury awards another jumbo verdict in propofol litigation

In the third trial over a rash of hepatitis C infections caused by contaminated vials of the anesthetic propofol at Las Vegas colonoscopy and endoscopy clinics, a jury has ordered the drug makers to pay $104 million to 71-year-old Michael ...

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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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