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First RSHC Verdict is Victory for Deere & Co.

Matt Fischer and Brian O’Connor Watson successfully defended Deere & Company against claims of negligence and strict product liability after a two week trial in Independence, Missouri. The plaintiff sought millions of dollars in compensatory damages as well as punitive damages. The jury returned a verdict for Deere on all counts. Plaintiff has elected not to appeal the jury’s verdict.

This is the first jury verdict for the Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila team since it was established in 2016.

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