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04.09.13: Health Plan of Nevada must pay $500 million in hepatitis C case

$524 Million jury verdict against Health Plan of Nevada and Sierra Health Services for patients who contracted Hepatitis C at Endoscopy Center. More...

04.09.13: The verdict: Scenes from the hepatitis C trial

Around half-billion dollars. That's the amount a state court jury has awarded in punitive damages in a civil trial stemming from the largest hepatitis C outbreak in Nevada history. More...

02.21.12: Settlements reached in 41 hepatitis C lawsuits

Settlement of cases includes contested $522 million jury verdict won by Henderson school principal More...

10.11.11: Teva Jury Awards $162.5 Million in Damages Over Anesthetic

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. More...

01.21.11: Real Estate Broker Recovers $1.5M Commission

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. More...

01.18.11: Defective-Product Verdicts Against Companies Increase

Cybex International Inc., a fitness equipment maker, lost a $66 million jury verdict in New York last month. More...

05.05.10: $5M Plus Punitives Awarded in Chanin Hepatitis Trial

Plaintiff attorney Will Kemp, arguing the failure to warn case, reviewed five different reasons why Teva and Baxter allegedly provided inadequate warnings. More...

05.15.09: Settlements adding up in Kitec class action lawsuit

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. More...

08.24.06: Bill Coulthard represents boxer Jose Luis Castillo before the Nevada Athletic Commission

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. More...

01.26.01: Drug company settles 14 fen-phen lawsuits

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. More...

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