Cancer-Stricken Former Nuke Worker Takes Valve Makers To Trial Over Asbestos Exposure

Posted by David Siegel on Jul 27, 2017 9:09:43 AM

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Topics: Products Liability, Asbestos, Mass Torts

Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 26, 2017 5:54:07 PM

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Tampa, FL—Philip Morris was cleared of responsibility Tuesday for the lung cancer death of a Florida railway worker who smoked the company’s cigarettes for years.Pearson v. Philip Morris, 2007-CA-017823.

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

Nissan Hit With $25M Verdict Over Brake Failure That Caused Fatal Collision

Posted by David Siegel on Jul 26, 2017 11:29:40 AM

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Topics: Products Liability, Transportation, automotive, California

FL Jury Awards $1.1M for Student's Back-Breaking Fall From Rental Home's Deck

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 21, 2017 10:25:20 AM

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Jacksonville, FL—Jurors Tuesday found a North Florida landlord largely responsible for the broken back a college student suffered in a fall from a rental home’s deck, and awarded more than $1.1 million for her injuries.Fournier v. Derazi, 2013CA010759. 

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Topics: Premises Liability, Florida, Fournier v. Derazi

Ford Cleared at Trial Over Airbag Deployment in Deadly Crash

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 20, 2017 3:27:59 PM

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July 21, 2017 Update: This article has been updated to include a statement from Ramon Llera's attorneys. 

West Palm Beach, FL—Ford Motor Co. and the airbags in its 2003 Mustang were not responsible for a South Florida crash that killed a 20-year old, jurors found Tuesday in trial against the auto giant. Llera v. Ford Motor Co., 2005CA001924.

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Topics: Products Liability, Florida, Transportation, Llera v. Ford Motor Co.