$524 Million jury verdict against Health Plan of Nevada and Sierra Health Services for patients who contracted Hepatitis C at Endoscopy Center.
Settlement of cases includes contested $522 million jury verdict won by Henderson school principal
A jury said Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. unit and two other drugmakers must pay $162.5 million in punitive damages for selling the anesthetic Propofol in a way that led three colonoscopy patients to develop Hepatitis C.
Cybex International Inc., a fitness equipment maker, lost a $66 million jury verdict in New York last month.
Resort Properties v. Cherry Investment involved a claim by real estate broker David Atwell's sole proprietorship, Resort Properties, for a commission from the buyer of a Las Vegas resort hotel.
Plaintiff attorney Will Kemp, arguing the failure to warn case, reviewed five different reasons why Teva and Baxter allegedly provided inadequate warnings.
Some plumbing companies that installed pipe fittings that allegedly led to clogged pipes have approved settlements with attorneys representing thousands of Las Vegas Valley homeowners.
Castillo and Las Vegas attorney Bill Coulthard attended the commission meeting in Reno and made a presentation, but after more than 90 minutes of discussion and questions, the panel voted 4-0 on the punishment.
A pharmaceutical company from New Jersey has reached an undisclosed settlement with plaintiffs in 14 Las Vegas lawsuits involving the fen-phen diet drug combination.