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DuPont Co. and Chemours Co. will have to face a trimmed version of a proposed class action alleging that the companies failed to stop toxic chemicals from a North Carolina factory from polluting the Cape Fear River, according to a filing in North Carolina federal court.
An Illinois appeals court has reinstated a $4.13 million wrongful-death verdict against a police officer over a woman's death during a high-speed car chase, saying the jury's conclusion on the officer's fault was reasonable.
The Fifth Circuit on Monday affirmed a $2.9 million award to an offshore drilling technician who was injured in a fall, saying ENI US Operating Co. should not be granted a retrial after a lower court said the worker’s prescription drug use could be kept from a jury.
A Minnesota appeals court on Monday affirmed a jury's decision to award $15.3 million to a BNSF worker who was injured after inhaling toxic gas, saying the trial judge did not err in finding the railroad automatically liable due to "pervasive" discovery misconduct.
The Fifth Circuit refused Monday to revisit its decision that a Louisiana insurance company must pay $2.5 million to two foreign laborers who were hurt while working at a sugar cane farm.