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Trial Judge Reduces Jury’s Punitive Damages Award

Jan 2017 05

The federal judge who presided over trial against Johnson & Johnson has now reduced the $1 billion punitive damage award by nearly one-half, to approximately $510 million.

Federal Jury Awards More Than $1 Billion in Case Involving Artificial Hips

Dec 2016 05

A federal jury in Dallas has entered a verdict of $1.04 billion dollars against the giant pharmaceutical corporation, Johnson & Johnson, in favor of six patients with artificial hips that were manufactured by a subsidiary of the corporation.

Jury Finds That Talcum Powder Causes Cancer

Nov 2016 01

Juries in three recent Missouri cases have awarded verdicts totaling $200 million to women who alleged that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder caused them to suffer ovarian cancer.

Federal Judge Emphasizes Jury's Role in Punishing Corporate Misconduct

Oct 2016 21

A federal judge in Georgia has made a strong statement supporting the role of citizen jurors in punishing corporations for reckless misconduct that injures consumers.

Document Destruction Leads to Significant Verdict Against Hankook Tires

Sep 2016 12

An Arkansas jury recently returned a substantial verdict in a case against tire manufacturer Hankook. A 76 year-old man suffered a fractured leg and hip in a truck crash that was caused by a loss of control that occurred when the tread on the right front…

Default Judgment, $5M Discovery Sanction Leveled Against Figaro Engineering, Figaro USA

Dec 2012 07

The Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois has sanctioned defendants in a product liability case for egregious and intentional discovery violations. The case—Ainsworth v. Figaro Engineering Company et al—involves the failure of a carbon monoxide sensor…

Record Number of Pipeline Explosions in 2010, 2011

Jan 2012 14

Schuster Named Among Nation’s Best Law Firms

Nov 2011 01

For the second year, the law firm of Robert P. Schuster, P.C., of Jackson, Wyoming, has been recognized as one of the nation’s best law firms by U.S. News & World Report.

Schuster Representing Ten Year Old Boy In Illinois Carbon Monoxide Case

Aug 2011 24

Robert P. Schuster, P.C., is representing a ten year old boy who was gassed by carbon monoxide in his home and now suffers from brain damage.

TransCanada Pipeline Explodes in Northeast Wyoming

Jul 2011 23