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Trinity Guardrail Fraud Award Grows to $663 Million

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Trinity Industries Inc., maker of a highway guardrail safety system tied to at least nine deaths, must pay $663 million for defrauding the U.S. government.

The decision by U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap in Marshall, Texas, caps Trinity’s three-year legal battle with a small competitor in a case that raised doubts about highway safety across the country.