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Paul Randy Farrow v. Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
Case Number: 3:16-cv-00636-TAV-HBG
Judge: Thomas A. Varlan
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee (Knox County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: James K. Scott, Jeff Friedman, John Dupree, Keith Stewart
Defendant's Attorney: James F. Sanders, James Issac Sanders, Jefferson C. Orr, Marie T. Scott, S Joseph Welborn, Joshua K Chesser
Knoxville, TN Paul Randy Farrow sued Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. on a negligence theory seeking $9,999,000 in damages he sustained as a direct result having his property flooded with water and coal ash
Outcome: 11/07/2018 174 JURY VERDICT. Associated Cases: 3:13-cv-00505-TAV-HBG et al.(JAN, ) (Entered: 11/07/2018)
11/07/2018 175 Unredacted Indictment re: (408 in 3:13-cv-00505-TAV-HBG) Jury Verdict. Associated Cases: 3:13-cv-00505-TAV-HBG et al.(JAN, ) (Entered: 11/07/2018)
11/07/2018 176 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief District Judge Thomas A Varlan: Jury Verdict returned on 11/7/2018. (Court Reporter Terri Grandchamp) Associated Cases: 3:13-cv-00505-TAV-HBG et al.(JAN, ) (Entered: 11/07/2018)
1. Do you find that the plaintiffs have proved, by a preponderance of the evidence, that defendant failed to adhere to the terms of its contract with TVA, or the requirements set forth in the site wide safety and health plan for the Kingston Site?
2. Do you find that the plaintiffs have proved, by a prerespondance of the evidence, that defendant failed to exercise reasonable care in carrying out the duties that it owed to the plaintiffs?
3. Do you find that the plaintiffs have proved, by a preponderance of the evidence, that defendant's breach of duty was capable of causing the following injuries or illnesses alleged by the plaintiffs?
b. coronary artery disease
c. lung cancer
d. leukemia and other hematologic malignancies
e. skin cancer
f. allergic contact dermatitis
g. peripheral neuropathy
i. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
j. respiratory conditions, including cough, sore throat, dyspnea on exertion, chest pain or discomfort, bronchitis and emphysema
The cases covered by the verdict will not go the damage stage.