Mistrial Dashes Punitive Proceedings Over RJR's Role in Trucker's Smoking-Related Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 7, 2017 9:50:20 AM

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Miamiā€”A Florida State Court judge last week declared a mistrial in punitive proceedings against R.J. Reynolds for the role it played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida long-haul trucker.Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46973.

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Topics: Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds, Florida, tobacco, Products Liability, Engle Progeny

$776K Verdict Against RJR Highlights the Engle Progeny Week in Review for June 15

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 19, 2015 12:14:00 PM

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Topics: Negligence, tobacco, Florida, Engle Progeny Review, Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds

Addiction a Key Issue as Trial in Fatal COPD Suit Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 4, 2015 11:51:24 AM

Allan Kaiser delivers opening statements on behalf of Joyce Hardin in her suit against R.J. Reynolds for the COPD death of her husband, Thomas Hardin. Watch video of the trial here. 

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Topics: Negligence, Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds