A jury verdict earlier this month to mentally disabled workers who were abused and forced to live in a “house of horrors” has been drastically slashed after trial....more
Soon after a jury awarded $6.5 million to a California man who claimed the diabetes drug Actos caused him to develop bladder cancer, a court erased the verdict....more
Rhino-maker Yamaha Motor Corporation must pay $3.3 million for an unsafe 660 UTV vehicle that overturned and crushed its driver....more
A turkey processing company has been ordered by a jury to pay a whopping $240 million for paying mentally disabled workers 41 cents per hour and housing them in a rodent-infested “house of horrors.”...more
A jury awarded $7.7 million for the death of a patient who suffocated during a struggle with her caregivers.
Thirty-three year old Lauren Arcady was developmentally disabled, suffered from schizophrenia, and had a...more
A jury awarded $11.5 million to a former high school football player accusing helmet maker Riddell Sports, Inc. of causing brain injuries he suffered as a teenager....more
A doctor who claimed health insurer Anthem Blue Cross retaliated against him for being a strong patient advocate, has won a $3.8 million verdict against the insurer....more
A health insurance company rolled the dice with a Las Vegas jury and lost more than half a billion dollars....more
A patient who was given a shot of a contrast dye that left him unable to move won a $5 million verdict against GE Healthcare, the maker of the dye....more
Two retired cops must pay $7 million to a man they framed who served 26 years in prison for rape and murder until he was exonerated based on DNA evidence....more
A drywall worker who built houses during the California housing boom in the 1970s, when asbestos was used in virtually every type of building material, has won a $27 million jury award for a cancer caused by the toxic...more
An inmate in a New Mexico county jail who was put in solitary confinement for nearly two years without being charged has won a $15.5 million settlement.
A jury awarded Stephen Slevin $22 million in his suit against...more
A jury ordered a nursing home to pay over $28 million for fraudulent billing, providing worthless services and for retaliating against two employees who complained about the shoddy care at the facility.
A worker who was fired for her panic attacks won a $21.7 million jury verdict against her employer, including $16.5 million in punitive damages for the employer’s malice....more
Five workers injured by a factory blast won $3 million against their employer for intentionally sending them into danger.
The workers of Tec-Cast, a metal casting plant in New Jersey, were working near a pressurized...more
A female deputy in Illinois who claims she was passed up for promotion because of politics has won a $1 million jury award against the county.
Susan J. Lakics, who had worked for the DuPage County sheriff’s office for 16...more
A jury has awarded $63 million to the family of a 7-year-old girl who lost her eyesight and nearly died after taking Children’s Motrin.
The popular drug can cause a rare disease known as toxic epidermal necrolysis, or...more
The family of a mother killed in a California crash won a $10 million jury award against the state transportation department for not building a left-turn lane at the dangerous intersection.
A Walmart customer who slipped on a fallen Gatorade sign won a $1.3 million verdict for his injuries.
Tom Papakalodoukas, a 41-year-old Florida resident, was carrying a water bottle while shopping at a Walmart in Port...more
Apparently India isn’t the only place where girls are sexually assaulted on buses. As six suspects in the fatal gang rape of a student on a public bus in Delhi stand trial, on this side of the world, a jury in Florida awarded...more
In an unusually large verdict for a car crash, a teenager who hit another car has been ordered by a jury to pay the victim $3 million for head and back injuries.
One morning around 7:30 a.m., 17-year-old Victoria Scalzo...more
A prisoner who called out for his anti-seizure medication for days but was not given them by prison medical providers has won a $12 million jury verdict.
Ray Fox was in an Illinois state prison in 2007 when he suffered a...more
A Marine sergeant who developed post-traumatic stress disorder after some harrowing experiences in Iraq won $3.7 million in his lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for not treating his illness properly and...more
In the largest police misconduct case in Chicago history, the city will pay $22.5 million to settle a lawsuit by a woman who was raped and fell from a seventh-story window after officers left her in a high-crime area....more
A boy who was molested as a fifth grader by his teacher won a $23 million verdict against the Los Angeles school district and the teacher.