Jury Slaps R.J. Reynolds With $13.5M Total for Role in Smoker's Fatal Respiratory Disease

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 23, 2018 5:01:55 PM

DeLand, FL—Jurors this week awarded $13.5 million to the family of a Florida smoker after finding R.J. Reynolds responsible for his respiratory disease-related death.  Brown v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017 30003 CI.

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

Ford Faces Trial This Week Over Claim Defective Roof Design Killed 2 People in Truck Rollover Crash

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 20, 2018 3:51:13 PM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Jury selection is underway at trial against Ford Motor Co. for the role it may have played in the April 2014 rollover crash deaths of a Georgia couple. Hill v. Ford Motor Co., 16-C-04179-S2.

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Topics: Products Liability, Georgia, Hill v. Ford Motor Co.

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Posted by Courtroom View Network on Mar 20, 2018 2:26:00 PM

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Topics: Hill v. Ford Motor Co.

Vanderbilt Settles Potentially $11.5M Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit During Jury Deliberations

Posted by David Siegel on Mar 18, 2018 2:13:50 AM


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Topics: Florida

Philip Morris Hit with $4M Compensatory Award, But Avoids Punitives, for Building Contractor's Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 16, 2018 3:54:40 PM

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Gainesville, FL—Philip Morris was hit with a $4 million verdict this week for the role the company’s cigarettes played in a Florida contractor’s lung cancer death. But the tobacco giant ultimately avoided punitive liability, despite an earlier jury finding putting punitives in play. Freeman v. Philip Morris, 2015-CA-003930.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Freeman v. Philip Morris USA