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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 [...]

By |2013-08-16T14:49:02-04:00August 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 [...]

By |2013-02-28T15:15:35-04:00February 28th, 2013|Legal News|15 Comments