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Music Conductor Wins $767K Jury Award In Pregnancy-Discrimination Case

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A jury awarded $120,000 in punitive damages to a music conductor who claimed she was fired by a concert promoter-producer because she complained of pregnancy discrimination, bringing her total award to $767,000. 321 more words


Supreme Court Upholds $1.45 Million Punative Damages Award

This is a decision that was actually rendered in May by the Kentucky Supreme Court.  However, it has serious implications as the most recent opinion the Court has issued on punitive damages and it’s worth your time. 629 more words


DuPont must pay $5.1 million for cancer case from Teflon production

A U.S. jury on Wednesday ordered DuPont to pay $5.1 million to a man who said he developed testicular cancer from exposure to a toxic chemical used to make Teflon at one of its plants…

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Hulk Hogan-Gawker Jury Awards $25 Million In Punitive Damages

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida jury awarded a total of $25 million in punitive damages Monday in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, hitting Gawker Media with a $15 million judgment and its owner, Nick Denton, with $10 million. 311 more words


Hulk Hogan's $115 Million Verdict

You’ve likely seen by now that Hulk Hogan was awarded a huge verdict against Gawker.  The verdict is an impressive number, but how soon can Hogan expect to get the money, and ultimately, how much will he get? 430 more words

Legal News

Waldman v. Stone

(W.D. Ky. Jan. 15, 2016)

On remand from the Sixth Circuit, the district court apportions fault 50/50 between the two defendants (pursuant to KRS 411.182) and reduces the punitive damage award proportionally with the reduction of compensatory damages. 38 more words


Woman Can Seek More Than $20M In Damages In Lawsuit Over Drunken Hospital Photos

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cook County judge has given attorneys permission to seek hefty punitive damages in a lawsuit accusing a Northwestern Memorial Hospital doctor of posting photos of a drunken patient online. 277 more words