The jury in Alonzo-Miranda v. Schlumberger Technology has returned a verdict. The jury found in favor of the veteran and awarded him $29,000 in total damages. That amount includes $5,386.50 in lost overtime wages and $23,205 in compensatory damages (emotional suffering type damages). The jury declined to award punitive damages. The jury deliberated for about

The white SUV hurtled toward the Guardsmen.  The young soldiers reacted.  "Suicide bomber!" yelled one.  Two others took up defensive positions as if they head weapons.  But, they had no weapons.  They were simply cleaning up the gravel parking lot at their National Guard Armory.  They saw two young boys doing doughnuts in the parking