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Trial Judge Reduces Jury’s Punitive Damages AwardJan 2017 05
The federal judge who presided over trial against Johnson & Johnson has now reduced the $1 billion punitive damage award by nearly one-half, to approximately $510 million.
Federal Jury Awards More Than $1 Billion in Case Involving Artificial HipsDec 2016 05
A federal jury in Dallas has entered a verdict of $1.04 billion dollars against the giant pharmaceutical corporation, Johnson & Johnson, in favor of six patients with artificial hips that were manufactured by a subsidiary of the corporation.
Jury Finds That Talcum Powder Causes CancerNov 2016 01
Juries in three recent Missouri cases have awarded verdicts totaling $200 million to women who alleged that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder caused them to suffer ovarian cancer.
Federal Judge Emphasizes Jury's Role in Punishing Corporate MisconductOct 2016 21
A federal judge in Georgia has made a strong statement supporting the role of citizen jurors in punishing corporations for reckless misconduct that injures consumers.
Document Destruction Leads to Significant Verdict Against Hankook TiresSep 2016 12
An Arkansas jury recently returned a substantial verdict in a case against tire manufacturer Hankook. A 76 year-old man suffered a fractured leg and hip in a truck crash that was caused by a loss of control that occurred when the tread on the right front…
Default Judgment, $5M Discovery Sanction Leveled Against Figaro Engineering, Figaro USADec 2012 07
The Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois has sanctioned defendants in a product liability case for egregious and intentional discovery violations. The case—Ainsworth v. Figaro Engineering Company et al—involves the failure of a carbon monoxide sensor…
Record Number of Pipeline Explosions in 2010, 2011Jan 2012 14
Schuster Representing Ten Year Old Boy In Illinois Carbon Monoxide CaseAug 2011 24
Robert P. Schuster, P.C., is representing a ten year old boy who was gassed by carbon monoxide in his home and now suffers from brain damage.
TransCanada Pipeline Explodes in Northeast WyomingJul 2011 23
Pipeline Explosion in Allentown, PennsylvaniaMar 2011 01
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