Actual Damages

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High-Speed Trading Firms Sued by City of Providence, R.I.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading. The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment funds that traded stocks in the U.S. ... [Published The Street Latest - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Company seeks to strike state cap on jury awards

BUTTE, Mont. — An office supply company is asking the Montana Supreme Court to rule that the state's cap on punitive damage awards is unconstitutional.The constitutional challenge comes after a Butte-Silver Bow district judge upheld a $52 million jury ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

St. Paul man's lawsuit alleging excessive force to be settled for $45,000

A St. Paul man will receive $45,000 from the city to settle a lawsuit claiming that police officers responding to his call for help unnecessarily assaulted him, performed an illegal search of his apartment and left him to suffer with post-traumatic stress ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Providence, RI, sues firms over stock trades

Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading.The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment funds that traded stocks in the U.S. since April 18, 2009 ... [Published CNBC - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Psihoyos v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Click here for a copy of the full decision. Second Circuit adopts “discovery rule” for accrual of copyright infringement claims, affirms dismissal of infringement claims with respect to photographs that were not registered prior to instituting suit, and ... [Published Lexology - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jaime Lannister Mock Case Study

Ser Jaime Lannister awarded in excess of £55,000A member of King Joffrey Baratheon's Kingsguard has been awarded more than £55,000 in general damages after losing his right hand in a vicious attack. Ser Jaime Lannister, a knight from House Lannister, ... [Published JMW Solicitors - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fourth Circuit reverses lower court’s set-aside of punitive damages verdict against insurer over bad faith settlements

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a district court’s set-aside of a jury verdict that an insurer acted in bad faith when settling underlying lawsuits against its insured, finding that the insurer did not need to have caused actual ... [Published Lexology - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Family of murdered teacher seeks $55M in damages from estranged husband

(WMC-TV) - Heather Palumbo-Jones' family says her estranged husband, Chris Jones, owes their children money. A complaint was filed two days ago on April 15, 2014, which is exactly one year after police say Heather Palumbo-Jones was murdered.Now her loved ... [Published WMCTV.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Corrections Department Settles Sex Discrimination Suit

The state corrections department will pay a prison cook $50,000 to settle allegations he was sexually harassed by a female co-worker, Los Angeles prosecutors said Wednesday.The discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Justice Department against the ... [Published Altadena Patch - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

ELS Objecting to Punitive Damages in MH Case

A day after Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS) announced a California jury’s ruling of $15.3 million in compensatory damages against the Chicago company in a dispute over a manufactured housing community in San Jose, ELS announced Wednesday (April ... [Published RVBusiness - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

$10.5M at stake in alleged swindling case

Attorney Charles Bennett Jr. filed the appearance on behalf of Bailey, seeking financial evidence with regard to a federal order that Hahn pay Bailey $4.1 million in compensatory damages, plus $6.4 ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Circuit Clarifies 'Presumptive Floor' for CP Victim Restitution

LOS ANGELES—A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down a ruling yesterday that reversed a $1 million award granted by a district court to the victim of a man who had pled guilty to one count of producing child pornography. ... [Published AVN - Apr 16 2014]

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...Lawson v. FMR LLC was a 6-3 decision. In dissent, Justice Sotomayor wrote, "The majority's interpretation transforms [SOX's main whistleblower provision] into a sweeping source of litigation that Congress could not have intended." Indeed, the decision expands the universe of companies subject to a SOX whistleblower complaint from 4,000 to 5,000 public companies to potentially millions...
"My lawyers also sent a follow-up e-mail to them in January because they had not responded to previous communi- cations. We have not heard from them since. All the attempts by my lawyers for mediation have not worked. We are now preparing for the trial" he said
...In 2013, he found fraudulent charges on his debit card, which "could have been obtained as a result of the MCCCD breach."
"I had to follow through with this," DePutter said. "I knew we were going to win but I'm floored at how much."

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Judge allows mother of middle school boy shot b... [Published Brownsville Herald - Apr 20 2014]
HPG-7 officials face murder raps [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 19 2014]
Mingo County sign maker is back to work [Published State Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Bordas & Bordas says appeals court affirmed $10... [Published State Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Disgorgement in the Second Circuit: equitable r... [Published Lexology - Apr 19 2014]
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Kaiser Blamed for Bleed, Death, After Wrong Slice [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 19 2014]
St. Paul man's lawsuit alleging excessive force... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 19 2014]
Providence, RI, sues firms over stock trades [Published CNBC - Apr 19 2014]
Risks Of Tribute Advertisements Are Focus Of Se... [Published JD Supra - Apr 18 2014]
Psihoyos v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [Published Lexology - Apr 18 2014]
Politics: Mwakenya suspect wins Sh1.5m as compe... [Published East African Standard - Apr 18 2014]
Pandora might lose all music recorded before 19... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 18 2014]
Pandora might lose all music recorded before 19... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 18 2014]
Iowa Public Radio requests funding boost [Published Creston News Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
Anti-Discrimination Laws Didn’t Help Older Men ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 18 2014]
Oberlin professor files defamation lawsuit agai... [Published Elyria Chronicle Telegram - Apr 18 2014]
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Pandora might lose all music recorded before 19... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 18 2014]
Image Credit: Pandora/Instagram Major music companies are suing online radio service Pandora for what they claim is a major case of copyright infringement. Typically, Pandora pays a licensing fee every time a copyrighted song is played by one of ...
Anti-Discrimination Laws Didn’t Help Older Men ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 18 2014]
Tough age-discrimination laws didn’t do much to help older unemployed men find work during and after the recession, according to a recent analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco .  It actually may have hurt them. Men seek ing employment ...
Alleged plan to cover up Ontario gas plant scan... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 16 2014]
Ontario’s most senior bureaucrat says he was shocked to learn that a top aide to former premier Dalton McGuinty allegedly oversaw a “criminally stupid” plan to delete emails about the gas plant scandal. “I was extremely, extremely surprised to learn ...
Judge says 33 states can seek Apple ebook money... [Published TheAppleBlog - Apr 16 2014]
New court reports this week suggest Apple is sinking ever-deeper into legal quicksand, as the company fights a court judgment over ebook price-fixing that could ultimately cost it close to $1 billion dollars. In the latest bit of bad news for Apple, ...
Judge says 33 states can seek Apple ebook money... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 16 2014]
New court reports this week suggest Apple is sinking ever-deeper into legal quicksand, as the company fights a court judgment over ebook price-fixing that could ultimately cost it close to $1 billion dollars. In the latest bit of bad news for Apple, ...
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