1. Small firm wins $505.1 million verdict Chanin v. Teva Pharmaceuticals Product liability April 5, 2010, Nevada Arguing that oversized vials of a drug were “weapons of mass infection” that led to an outbreak of Hepatitis C at outpatient surgical ...Read More »
1. Quirky trial leads to record $370M defamation verdict Choi v. Marciano Defamation July 28, 2009, California After a bizarre trial, a Los Angeles jury awarded a record defamation verdict of $370 million, including $25 million in punitive damages, to five former employees of Guess Jeans mogul Georges Marciano.
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The year’s top verdicts include two drunk driving accidents, one $300 million tobacco verdict, and one verdict in the ongoing Prempro litigation against Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. But which verdict was #1? A look back at the top verdicts of the past year.
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In the largest individual hormone replacement therapy verdict so far, a Philadelphia jury awarded $78.75 million in damages to an Illinois woman who claimed the hormone therapy replacement drug Prempro caused her breast cancer.Read More »
A Texas jury has unanimously handed down a $70 million verdict against an insurance company and its claims adjuster, finding that they recklessly failed to timely pay workers’ compensation benefits to a man who was severely injured in a fall ...Read More »