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Motley Rice, Venable Attorneys Face Off as Rare Florida Non-Engle Tobacco Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Dec 7, 2018 4:55:39 PM

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Topics: Capone v. Philip Morris, tobacco, Florida

Financier Jeffrey Epstein Settles Defamation Suit Related to Attorney's Representation of Sex Abuse Accusers

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Dec 5, 2018 3:57:00 PM

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West Palm Beach, FLFinancier Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday settled a nearly decade-long state court defamation suit against him, moments before jury selection in a trial expected to include testimony from multiple women who contend he sexually abused them when they were children. Edwards v. Epstein, et al., 2009-CA-040800. 

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Topics: Florida

Attorneys Debate Cause of Smoker's Death as Trial Against R.J. Reynolds Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 30, 2018 6:21:15 PM

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Tampa, FL— Attorneys Thursday debated whether R.J. Reynolds was responsible for the death of a Florida mother of 9, as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds, 10-A-016308.

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

$7.25M Award Hits R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Florida Man's Heart Disease

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 30, 2018 9:11:18 AM

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Miami—Jurors awarded $7.25 million to a Florida man for the heart disease it found was caused by a decades-long addiction to R.J. Reynolds cigarettes. Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017-CA-017202.

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

BREAKING UPDATE: Jury Clears Plane Manufacturer at Trial Over Crash That Injured 2

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 16, 2018 1:26:42 PM

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Update: Fort Lauderdale, FL—Jurors Friday afternoon found Daher-Socata and Socata North America were not at fault for the 2014 plane crash that injured a Georgia physician and her husband, the plane's pilot.

The verdict, reached after more than eight hours of deliberations in Florida's 17th Judicial Circuit, cleared the French plane manufacturer and its North American subsidiary on plaintiff's design defect, failure-to-warn, and negligence claims. Attorneys for the couple had sought more than $15 million in damages. McCaleb v. Daher-Socata, CACE15014561.

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Topics: McCaleb v. Daher-Socata, Aviation, Florida, Transportation