Jury Verdict in Clients Favor for 3.3 Million

John Joseph Shahady

Practice Area:Lawsuits / Disputes

Outcome:Verdict in client's favor for $3.3 million including $2.65 million in punitive damages.

Description:Client sued Hospital for fraudulently inducing him to enter into a contract to build medical office building adjacent to the Defendant's hospital, and for punitive damages. He claimed that Defendant wrongfully accused him of misappropriating funds . Despite an audit of the contract that failed to reveal any inappropriate acts on the part of Plaintiff, Defendant forced Plaintiff to sign a new contract if he wanted to bid on new jobs in the future. Despite agreeing to execute a new contract, Plaintiff never received any other bid opportunities from Defendant.