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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

Homeowners Association Hit With $20M Verdict Over Faulty Swing Set

Posted by David Siegel on Feb 16, 2018 11:28:29 AM

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Topics: Negligence

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

$1.81M Award Strikes Three Tobacco Companies for Smoker's Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 3, 2017 6:46:58 PM

 

 Lakiesha Cannon delivers her closing argument in Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 


Fort Lauderdale, FL—A Florida smoker’s widower was awarded $1.81 million last week for the lung cancer death of his wife, wrapping a rare Engle progeny trial against three of the country’s four biggest tobacco companies. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19).

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Topics: Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., Florida, tobacco, Products Liability, Negligence

Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 24, 2017 11:21:33 AM

 Lakiesha Cannon delivers her opening statement in Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 


Fort Lauderdale, FL—A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said during Tuesday's openings of a rare Florida state court trial against three of the nation’s four largest cigarette makers. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19).

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Topics: Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., Florida, tobacco, Products Liability, Negligence