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Atlanta Jury Awards $200K to Driver Injured in Tractor-Trailer Wreck

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 19, 2018 3:03:25 PM

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Atlanta—Jurors Wednesday awarded $200,000 to a Georgia woman for injuries she suffered in a 2013 crash with a tractor trailer. Akhundov v. Ramos and Unimex Logistics, LLC., 15EV003047.

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Topics: Akhundov v. Ramos, Trucking, Georgia

R.J. Reynolds Cleared at Trial Over Octogenarian's Lung Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 19, 2018 12:53:22 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL—R.J. Reynolds prevailed Wednesday at trial over claims it was responsible for a Florida man’s lung cancer.  Ridley v. R.J. Reynolds, 2011CA005250.

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

Massive Trial Over Deadly Seattle ‘Duck Boat’ Tour Crash Begins, CVN To Webcast Live

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 17, 2018 2:05:21 PM

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Topics: Negligence

GA Appeals Court Limits Emotional Distress Claims in Suit Over Deadly Boating Accident

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 12, 2018 3:24:11 PM

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Atlanta—The Georgia Court of Appeals Wednesday concluded three children’s claims for emotional distress stemming from a deadly boating accident could go forward, but it limited those claims only to what involved the children's own physical injuries. Malibu Boats LLC f/k/a Malibu Boats Inc., et al. v. Batchelder, et al. 

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Topics: Georgia Court of Appeals, Negligence

Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 12, 2018 1:25:01 PM

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Miami—Jurors Thursday cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of responsibility for a Florida man’s respiratory disease, after finding the claim time-barred. Ortiz v. Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, 2008CA000847.

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