Dental products verdict
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
U.S. District Court of New Mexico jury awards approximately $4 million in compensatory and $40 million in punitive damages to dental products firm Guidance Endodontics in an Oct. 9 verdict against Dentsply International and Dentsply subsidiary Tulsa Dental Products, the firms announced last week. Guidance sued Dentsply and Tulsa Dental in November 2008, seeking damages and injunctive relief from alleged breaches of an exclusive manufacturing and supply agreement between the firms. Guidance had sought $6.7 million in compensatory and $52 million in punitive damages. Dentsply said it intends to "vigorously" challenge the ruling
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