A jury decided Procter & Gamble Co. suffered no damages from devil-worshipping rumors but nonetheless awarded the consumer-products giant $19.25 million by counting the number of company lawyers in the courtroom, three jurors said in affidavits filed in federal court.

Lawyers for the four Amway distributors who were ordered to pay the sum are trying to get the verdict thrown out because of improper deliberations. They asked a federal judge last week to investigate misconduct on the 11-member jury.