Subscribe-to-CVN-Blog-Graphic-small.png

Lies, Addiction Led to Smoker's Lung Transplant, Atty Argues as Trial Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 19, 2018 11:48:12 AM

Schlefstein-openings.png

Stock image. 


Fort Lauderdale, FL—Attorneys sparred Thursday over whether R.J. Reynolds is responsible for the respiratory disease that forced a former dental assistant to undergo a lung transplant, as trial began against the tobacco giant. Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-022558.

Read More

Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds

Trial to Start Against GA Apt Owners Accused of Negligence in Resident's Fatal Shooting

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 18, 2018 9:46:27 PM

Alexis-Preview1.jpg

Stock image. 


Decatur, GA—Jury selection began this week at trial against a Georgia apartment complex’s owners and managers accused of negligence leading to the shooting death of a 23-year-old tenant. Alexis, et al. v. Riverstone Residential SE LLC, et al, 14A55296E5.

Read More

CVN's Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts of 2017

Posted by David Siegel on Jan 12, 2018 1:35:32 PM

After featuring Courtroom View Network’s top 10 most impressive plaintiff verdicts of 2017, it’s time to look at last year’s defense verdicts!

Read More

Battle Over Whether Smoking or Dental Problems Caused Man's Fatal Mouth Cancer, as Trial Against RJR Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 12, 2018 10:02:43 AM

Kelsey-openings.png

Stock image. 


DeLand, FL—R.J. Reynolds’ role in a broad scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes ultimately caused the mouth cancer that killed a 53-year-old Florida smoker, an attorney for the smoker’s widow claimed Thursday as trial began against the tobacco giant. Kelsey v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007 33215 CICI.

Read More

Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Kelsey v. R.J. Reynolds

CertainTeed Faces Trial Over Former Pipefitter’s Mesothelioma Death

Posted by David Siegel on Jan 10, 2018 12:59:28 PM

Stock image of asbestos cement pipe

Read More

Topics: Asbestos