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John McFarland erases $2.1 million award of lost profits from judgment against University General Hospital.

The 14th Court of Appeals reformed a judgment rendered against John McFarland’s client University General Hospital to strike the $2.1 million award for future lost profits award awarded to the plaintiff, Prexus. Through breach of contract and related claims, Prexus sought approximately $22 million in damages. The trial court awarded just $745,000 in past damages and the now-struck $2.1 million in lost profits; Prexus took nothing on its other claims. Ben Wickert tried the case with John and, along with Akin Gump’s Murry Cohen, assisted with the appeal.

To view the Court’s opinion, click here.