Arlin Crisco

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Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 6, 2017 10:56:22 AM

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.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Kogan v. Philip Morris

$11K Verdict Dings Driver at Trial Over Fender Bender That Allegedly Wrecked Postal Worker's Career

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 31, 2017 9:33:33 PM


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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.

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Martin v. Van Horn

Scott Schlesinger and the Closing that Set Up a $15M Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 25, 2017 12:14:18 AM

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.

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Topics: Engle Progeny, Florida, Tobacco Litigation, Lima v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.

Crash Ended GA Postal Worker's Career, Attorney Says as 7-Figure Trial Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 24, 2017 9:24:48 AM

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.

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Martin v. Van Horn

Philip Morris Smacked with $1.3M Punitive Award, $2.4M Total, for Cancer That Cost Smoker Her Lung

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 22, 2017 3:44:19 PM

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Topics: Negligence, Products Liability, tobacco, Florida, Martin v. Philip Morris