Last week, a federal judge in Texas ordered Trinity Industries to pay $663.4 million in a whistleblower case involving defective guardrails manufactured by the Dallas-based company. The lawsuit - filed under the False Claims Act in 2012 - also resulted in a substantial whistleblower award.
Here are some details about the case:
Although Trinity has announced its intention to appeal the decision, the judgment marks a significant victory for the many victims and families who have product liability claims pending against the company. With the decision, their chances of securing full and fair compensation for their losses substantially increase.
Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs is actively reviewing cases of individuals and families who suffered harm and losses as a result of defective ET-Plus guardrails. If you have questions about your case and how our team can help you, contact us for a FREE case review.
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