According to Womble Carlyle’s Trade Secrets Blog, Mobile (Alabama) County Circuit Judge Robert Smith has upheld a $192 million verdict against chemical manufacturers Ineos Phenol and Ineos Americas LLC for their theft of trade secrets owned by Dr. Sven Peter Mannsfeld.
Mannsfeld filed suit in 2006 after learning in 2004
A Kanawha County (Charleston), West Virginia jury has awarded $5 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to a surgeon who claimed that Charleston Area Medical Center damaged his reputation and improperly revoked his privileges over a dispute about his professional liability coverage. CAMC has promised
Yesterday on the Supreme Court of Appeals’ motion docket, Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital presented its petition for appeal from a verdict in an action alleging wrongful death due to medical malpractice. In March 2006, the Wood County jury returned a verdict of $6.5 million, which was subsequently reduced to $4,834,380.00
In January, a jury in Roane County, West Virginia determined that natural gas producers had failed to honor their leases with gas well owners, and awarded a class of more than 10,000 natural gas well owners a total of $404 million in damages. The plaintiffs contended that Columbia