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R.J. Reynolds Hit With $1.3M Verdict at Trial Over Vet's Lung Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 22, 2017 10:31:24 AM

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DeLand, FL—Florida jurors awarded nearly $1.3 million to the widow of a Marine Corps veteran for the role they found R.J. Reynolds and its cigarettes played in his death.Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007 12188 CIDL.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Florida, Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds

Attys Spar Over Fault For Pedestrian's Death as Trial Starts Against Driver and Chemical Co. Employer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 17, 2017 10:05:24 AM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Attorneys Wednesday debated who was at fault for an April 2014 collision that killed a pedestrian at a Tifton, Georgia crosswalk. Quynn v. Hulsey, et al., 15C-04812-S4.

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Quynn v. Hulsey

J&J Scores 1st Trial Victory Over Claims Its Talc Products Cause Mesothelioma

Posted by David Siegel on Nov 16, 2017 2:16:21 PM

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Topics: California

Smoker's Deadly Cancer Began in Lungs, Not Elsewhere, Dr. Concludes in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 15, 2017 9:41:10 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL—A 42-year-old Florida smoker likely died of lung cancer that spread to her brain, a cancer specialist testified Wednesday, despite scant remaining medical records surrounding her treatment, as trial over the woman’s death continued against R.J. Reynolds. Adamson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2016CA008532.

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Topics: Engle Progeny, Florida, Adamson v. R.J. Reynolds

Attorneys Debate Link Between Cigarettes and Woman's Cancer in Openings of Trial Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 10, 2017 10:05:58 AM

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West Palm Beach, FL—R.J. Reynolds and a tobacco industry scheme to hook young smokers to cigarettes played a central role in the cancer death of 42-year-old Florida woman, an attorney for the woman’s daughter told jurors Wednesday, as trial began against the tobacco giant.Adamson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2016CA008532.

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