A Florida jury slammed Georgia-Pacific LLC with a $9.4 million verdict Thursday in a construction worker's lawsuit alleging his work with the company's asbestos-containing products in Saudi Arabia decades ago caused him to develop a deadly form of cancer, finding the company had negligently marketed a defective product.
Eli Lilly & Co. on Thursday defeated claims that it concealed the withdrawal risks of its antidepressant Cymbalta when a California federal judge cut short a trial and issued a directed verdict for the drugmaker, less than a week after jurors in another California suit cleared the company.
The Federal Circuit ruled en banc on Thursday that Limelight Networks Inc. infringed Akamai Technologies Inc.’s Web content delivery patent, reinstating a $45.5 million jury verdict against Limelight.
Whirlpool Corp. urged the Sixth Circuit on Wednesday to reject a bid from a class of Ohio consumers to revive long-running litigation over washing machines allegedly prone to mold, arguing that the court should take into account a jury's conclusion that the plaintiffs can't prove their classwide claims.
A lawsuit from junior bondholders accusing Caesars Entertainment Operating Co.'s nondebtor parent of trying to buy votes for the casino company’s reorganization plan hit a roadblock on Thursday, with a bankruptcy judge refusing to set an immediate trial and saying the claims could wait until the plan goes up for court approval.
A California federal judge on Wednesday greenlighted Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s settlement with medical-testing lab Rheumatology Diagnostics Laboratory Inc. and others accusing it of violating antitrust laws by selling lab tests below cost, putting an end to the claims against Quest just days ahead of a scheduled trial.
Gibson Dunn attorney Randy Mastro, who’s notched wins in high-profile trials throughout the past few decades, always sought to advocate for causes he believes in, but as a college undergraduate he wasn’t sure he would do it as a lawyer.
An attorney for a construction worker and his wife urged a Florida jury Wednesday to return a $29 million compensatory verdict against Georgia-Pacific LLC and Union Carbide Corp. in their suit alleging the man developed a deadly form of cancer from working with the companies' asbestos-containing products in Saudi Arabia.
A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a decision to award two attorneys $270,000 for their work helping a small firm in a trial and subsequent appeal, and reversed a ruling denying the lawyers the costs they incurred while pursuing those payments.
Several drug companies including Sandoz Inc. want a Delaware federal judge to amend his judgment directed after a trial that a Pfizer Inc. patent related to the overactive-bladder medication Toviaz is not invalid as indefinite.
A Florida federal jury returned a verdict Tuesday finding that Pay-Plus Solutions Inc. and Premier Healthcare Exchange Inc. infringed patents owned by StoneEagle Services Inc. for a health care reimbursement system and awarded StoneEagle $2.2 million in royalties.
The former director of revenue support at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on Wednesday told a Manhattan jury she reversed write-offs on the firm’s books as part of an effort to inflate the firm’s bottom line, at the direction of Dewey's finance director and Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders.
Jay Z and the co-owner of an Egyptian song sampled in the hip-hop mogul's hit "Big Pimpin'” traded final barbs ahead of an October trial in the copyright infringement suit, offering a potential preview of their upcoming arguments.
Telecom Labs Inc. urged the Third Circuit on Tuesday to uphold the $62 million antitrust verdict it won from telecommunications rival Avaya Inc., arguing that in a bid to escape its loss, Avaya “ignores the record” of its specific targeting of TLI with anti-competitive behavior.
Lord & Taylor urged a Maryland jury Wednesday to hold the proprietor of a D.C.-area mall accountable for breaking its lease and award it up to $65 million in damages, saying during closing arguments that the owner tanked the mall for a new development.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday disbarred a former assistant district attorney for a number of misdeeds, including improperly questioning victims in a sexual assault case and misrepresenting to the jury he was going to present evidence that didn't exist.
Long-winded, hypertechnical instructions can make jurors' eyes glaze over in a hurry, attorneys say, but fine-tuning the jury charge with more straightforward language and explaining the nuances of the instructions can help retain attention. Here, experts share tips on how to tailor jury instructions to benefit a client's case.
Counsel for four BP West Cost Products LLC gas station franchisees delivered closing arguments Tuesday in a bellwether trial against the oil giant, telling California jurors that BP’s “rigged” fuel price policy breached their contracts and cost them more than $1.65 million.
LeClairRyan and senior trial lawyer Thomas O’Leary should face sanctions for failing to tell their client not to destroy thousands of documents in a trademark dispute over headsets for fast food restaurant drive-thrus, according to a California federal judge’s recommendation.
Malibu Media has reached a settlement in a copyright infringement lawsuit — one of thousands the porn producer has filed — that received attention in recent weeks over Malibu's efforts to ban the use of “copyright troll” from a planned jury trial.