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No Punitives After Zero Comp Award (access required)

In plaintiff companies’ suit against a former officer and director in which a jury found liability for breach of fiduciary duty and awarded zero compensatory damages and $100,000 in punitive damages, the circuit court erred in setting aside the zero ...

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Discovery Ordered on Welder ‘Run Date’ (access required)

In this suit alleging wrongful death from injuries sustained when a gas-powered welder defendant manufactured exploded and emitted fiery gasoline, the Richmond Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion for a bill of particulars and orders defendant to provide the requested discovery ...

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No Sovereign Immunity for Driving Inmates (access required)

A defendant sergeant for the sheriff’s department who allegedly rear-ended plaintiff while driving two work inmates in a city vehicle to a job site does not have sovereign immunity from a personal injury action filed by plaintiff. Routine driving activities ...

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