Woman Gets $5M For Liver Damage From Energy Pill

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 3:09 PM EST) -- A Connecticut woman who required a liver transplant after using a dietary supplement made by Nutrition Formulators Inc. has bested the manufacturer’s insurer in court and won $5 million in coverage for continuing injuries.

Judge Donald L. Graham of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted summary judgment to Laura DiMauro on Monday, holding that James River Insurance Co.’s liability policy to Nutrition Formulators plainly entitles her to $4 million for ongoing injuries as well as the initial $1 million in coverage....
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