West Palm Beach, FL—A state court jury Friday cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of responsibility for the bladder cancer a Florida man says he developed because of decades of smoking. Kogan v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-023657.
Lawrenceville, GA—Jurors awarded about $11,000 to a Georgia couple last week for car wreck-related injuries that allegedly ended a Georgia postal worker’s career. Martin v. Horn, 14C-03260-S5.
A blistering closing argument aimed at modern tobacco marketing helped deliver the eight-figure award at the heart of the largest Engle verdict so far this year, said Scott Schlesinger, who spearheaded the win against R.J. Reynolds.
Adam Princenthal tells jurors a rear-end collision forced his client, Roy Martin, to undergo a spinal fusion.
Lawrenceville, GA—Attorneys Monday debated whether a fender bender delivered career-ending back injuries to a postal carrier, as a seven-figure trial opened against the driver at fault for the wreck. Martin v. Van Horn, 14C-03260-S5.