Jury Sides With Ladder Co. In Brain Injury Suit

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 3:28 PM EST) -- A Chicago jury on Wednesday found in favor of Cuprum SA de CV in a multimillion-dollar case brought on behalf of a man who suffered a devastating brain injury after falling off an allegedly defective stepladder.

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois brought back a verdict against plaintiff John Baugh.

Baugh, who now requires round-the-clock care, asked the jury for nearly $8 million to cover past medical and future medical and nursing expenses, in addition to damages for pain...
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