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Seafood Vendor Gets Jury Trial (access required)

In a restaurant customer’s products liability suit alleging damages from eating contaminated oysters at a Roanoke restaurant, a Roanoke U.S. District Court denies third-party defendant seafood company’s motion to strike the third-party plaintiff restaurant’s demand for a jury trial. Plaintiff ...

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California appeals court reinstates verdict against drug company – $6,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Cooper v. Takeda was the first trial in the national Actos litigation efforts. Jack Cooper, a 79-year-old retired father and grandfather in San Diego, developed borderline type II diabetes in his 70s. Beginning in 2006, his primary care physician began ...

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$4M Default Judgment Sticks in Chinese Drywall Case (access required)

In the wake of plaintiff Dragas Management Corporation’s $4 million default judgment against defendant Taishan Gypsum Company for damages incurred in the remediation of homes built with defective Chinese drywall, the Norfolk Circuit Court grants plaintiff’s show cause motion pursuant ...

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