May 24, 2008

Philadelphia Jury Awards $20.5 Million, Including $15 Million in Punitive Damages, For Fatal Liposuction

According to this report from the Legal Intelligencer (via, a Philadelphia jury returned a verdict yesterday awarding $20.5 million, including $15 million in punitive damages, to the parents of an 18-year-old college student who allegedly died from a botched liposuction procedure.