Westphal v. Lase Med Inc et al
JUDGMENT pursuant to 155 156 jury verdicts in favor of Therese Westphal against Antonella Carpenter and Lase Med Inc. Therese Westphal is awarded $500,000 in compensatory damages and $1,000,000.00 in punitive damages against these defendants, individually. Plaintiff's claims against Defts Lase Med of Arkansas, Joseph P. Ward, M.D., Individually, and Joseph P. Ward, M.D., P.A. were dismissed without prejudice. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 6/16/11. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
LASE MED INC.;
ANTONELLA CARPENTER, Individually;
JOSEPH P. WARD, M.D., Individually;
JOSEPH P. WARD, M.D., P.A.;
LASE MED INC. OF ARKANSAS
JUDGMENT ON JURY VERDICT
This action came on for trial June 13, 2011, before the Court and a jury, the Honorable
James M. Moody, United States District Judge presiding.
The issues having been duly tried, and after deliberating thereon, the jury returned
verdicts on June 14, 2011. The jury found in favor of the Plaintiff and against Defendants Lase
Med Inc. and Antonella Carpenter , Individually, on the negligence, fraud, and Arkansas
Deceptive Trade Practices Act claims. On Plaintiff’s oral motion, the Court dismissed without
prejudice Plaintiff’s claims against Defendants Lase Med Inc. of Arkansas, Joseph P. Ward,
M.D., Individually, and Joseph P. Ward, M.D., P.A.
IT IS THEREFORE CONSIDERED, ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the Plaintiff is
awarded $500,000.00 in compensatory damages against Defendants Lase Med Inc. and
Antonella Carpenter, Individually. Plaintiff is awarded $1,000,000.00 against Defendant Lase
Med Inc. for punitive damages. Plaintiff is awarded $1,000,000.00 against Defendant Antonella
Carpenter, Individually, for punitive damages.
Dated this 16th day of June 2011.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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