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The Seattle Times
Juries award students, parents, teachers $247 million for toxic exposure at Sky Valley Education Center in Monroe
Students and parents who say they suffered brain injuries from exposure to toxic chemicals at a Monroe public school were awarded $62 million by a jury on Wednesday in the second successful lawsuit involving noxious conditions at the school.
Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was found liable Monday for damages in lawsuits brought by parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over Jones' claims that the massacre was a hoax.
Massachusetts' top court on Wednesday ruled that the 1990s settlement between states and major tobacco companies did not bar the wife of a deceased smoker from recovering $10 million in punitive damages from Altria Group's Philip Morris USA Inc unit.
The legal fight over whether COVID-19 wrongful death lawsuits against health care providers should be heard in state or federal courts is heating up following a recent first-of-its-kind ruling.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
A Common Pleas Court jury on Friday awarded a $9.7 million verdict for a Philadelphia man who suffered a severe brain injury during a medical procedure in 2015 performed by a neurosurgeon with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
News 5 Cleveland
Placing limits on the money juries can award to lawsuit winners was “urgently needed to restore balance, fairness and predictability” into Ohio’s court system, the authors of 2005 “tort reform” legislation wrote.