Kimberly-Clark Can't Redo $454M Fraud Trial, Court Told

Law360, New York (June 19, 2017, 6:25 PM EDT) -- Kimberly-Clark Corp. shouldn’t get a new trial as it looks to avoid a $454 million fraud verdict for misleading buyers about the quality of its MicroCool surgical gowns, the buyer class told a California federal court Friday, saying the company had no one to blame but itself.

Named plaintiff Bahamas Surgery Center said the verdict was a “well-reasoned, clear decision,” and noted that it came “only hours” after Kimberly-Clark’s lawyers empowered the jury by saying that the U.S. was the only country where “ordinary citizens” would decide such a case. The verdict came after a nine-day trial and found that in marketing...

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