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Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 3, 2018 8:30:58 AM

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Miami— Attorneys Monday argued over what role tobacco industry messaging played in a Florida smoker's respiratory disease, as trial opened against the nation's two largest cigarette makers. Ortiz v. Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, 2008CA000847.

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Topics: Ortiz v. Philip Morris, Florida, Engle Progeny, tobacco

GA Appeals Court Throws Out Verdict in Med Mal Trial Over Back-Breaking Fall From Deer Stand

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 28, 2018 2:09:23 PM

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Atlanta—Georgia's Court of Appeals this week threw out a defense verdict in a 2015 medical malpractice trial against a doctor blamed for a hunter’s back-breaking fall from a deer stand. Berryhill v. Daly, STCV1102180. 

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Topics: Berryhill v. Daly, Medical Malpractice, Georgia

Jury Delivers $2.4M Verdict Against Philip Morris, but $0 Punitives, at Trial Over 31-Year-Old's Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 28, 2018 10:46:43 AM

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Miami—Jurors this week handed down a $2.4 million verdict against Philip Morris for its role in the death of a 31-year-old Florida smoker, but ultimately declined to impose punitive damages against the company. Chadwell v. Philip Morris, 2010CA17931.

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Topics: Chadwell v. Philip Morris, Florida, tobacco, Engle Progeny

$1M Verdict Against Tobacco Cos. for Smoker's COPD Likely to Be Cut Post-Judgment

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 21, 2018 6:59:56 PM

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Topics: Simon v. R.J. Reynolds

In Trial Against Philip Morris, Questions Surround Cause of 31-Year-Old Smoker's Deadly Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 21, 2018 8:23:00 AM

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Miami—Questions surround the cause of a 31-year-old smoker's cancer, as closings loom next week at trial against Philip Morris over the man's death. Chadwell v. Philip Morris, 2010CA17931.

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Topics: Chadwell v. Philip Morris, Florida, tobacco