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BREAKING UPDATE: Milliken Cleared in Trial Over Fatal Plane Crash

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 17, 2018 9:12:58 AM

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8/17/18 UPDATE: Jurors cleared Milliken & Co.of fault for a 2013 plane crash in the first wrongful death case to go to trial over the incident, which killed five people.

The Fulton County State Court jury needed about three hours to find Milliken not liable for the death of Heidi McCorkle. CVN will provide more information on its news page. 


Atlanta—Closing arguments are expected Friday in the first wrongful death trial against Milliken & Company over a plane crash that killed five people, a day after the pilot involved in the crash wrapped testimony in the case. McCorkle, et al. v. Milliken & Company, 15EV000163.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia, McCorkle v. Milliken & Company

Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 17, 2018 7:10:52 AM

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Gainesville, FL—Jurors Thursday night handed down a $2 million verdict night against R.J. Reynolds, and found punitives potentially warranted, for the part they concluded the cigarette maker played in the throat cancer-related death of a Florida smoker. Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015-CA-002554.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida

Paralyzed Man’s $10M+ Lawsuit Over Allegedly Defective U-Haul Tow Dolly Goes To Trial

Posted by David Siegel on Aug 16, 2018 10:16:35 AM

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Topics: Products Liability

Jury Awards $289M In First Trial Over Monsanto's 'Roundup' Weed Killer

Posted by David Siegel on Aug 10, 2018 11:59:57 AM

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Topics: California

Homeowners, Insurance Cos Brawl With State Over $80M+ In Wildfire Damage As Trial Begins

Posted by David Siegel on Aug 10, 2018 11:15:05 AM

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Topics: Nevada