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Supreme Court of Appeals upholds $37,000,000 of $90,000,000 verdict

Supreme Court of Appeals upholds $37,000,000 of $90,000,000 verdict

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has decided Manor Care v. Douglas, and ordered a verdict reduction, taking away over half the jury's verdict, but leaving in place a substantial judgment in a case where an elderly person died of dehydration because of corporate neglect by a nursing home chain.  See Jay Stoneking's Argument Preview here. Analysis of all four opinions issued in the case coming soon!

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