TITLE

Las Vegas Sands loses bid to set aside judgment

AUTHOR(S)
Stutz, Howard
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/15/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 50, pP15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that District Judge Michelle Leavitt has rejected the bid of casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. to set aside a $58.6 million judgment that a Clark County, Nevada jury has awarded to Richard Suen, a businessman from Hong Kong, China, following a six-week civil trial. Leavitt has rejected the motions brought by Las Vegas Sands, namely the motion for a new trial and the motion for the reduction of judgment.
ACCESSION #
35857970

 

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