$3M Verdict Upheld In Chevron Suit Over Faulty Bolts

Law360, New York (April 29, 2010, 5:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has affirmed a $3 million jury verdict in favor of Chevron USA Inc. in a case involving allegedly faulty bolts used to construct a Chevron facility in the Gulf of Mexico.

The appeals court ruled Tuesday that the jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana correctly ruled that T-3 Custom Coating Applicators Inc., the vendor for the bolts, should be held liable in the case, though it vacated the lower court's award...
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