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75% of Cisson Punitive Damages Goes to Georgia

Scales of Justice, WikiCommons One day after the Donna Cisson case comes word that 75 percent of her $1.75 million punitive award will go to the state of Georigia's general fund. It is the result of the tort reform movement that has quietly crept into U.S. courts around Read more

By | 2013-08-16T14:49:02+00:00 August 16th, 2013|Legal News|21 Comments

Day 31: Linda Gross v. Ethicon It's Over! $11.1 Million

Linda Gross February 28, 2013 ~ After a 31 day trial, jurors in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon case awarded $7.76 million in punitive damages to Linda and Jeff Gross for the injuries she suffered from a Johnson & Johnson product, the Prolift transvaginal mesh. The nine-person jury Read more

By | 2013-02-28T15:15:35+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Legal News|15 Comments