$203M Kickback Verdict For SC Johnson Upheld

Law360, New York (December 3, 2009, 3:17 PM EST) -- A Wisconsin appeals court has affirmed a $203.8 million judgment in favor of S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. stemming from an alleged kickback scheme between S.C. Johnson employees and trucking companies that bilked the company of millions of dollars.

The Court of Appeals for District II of the State of Wisconsin on Wednesday upheld a 2008 jury verdict that granted the consumer products company $101 million in damages — and then doubled that sum under a state law meant to punish wrongdoers.

Saying the verdict was...
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