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

Guest Analysis: 10 Key Scientific Takeaways From Recent $110M Talc Powder Verdict

Posted by Courtroom View Network on May 12, 2017 12:24:58 PM

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Topics: Products Liability

J&J Asks Missouri Appeals Court To Nix $72M Talc Powder Verdict

Posted by David Siegel on May 12, 2017 8:58:59 AM

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Topics: Products Liability

J&J Slammed With $110M Verdict After Jury Finds Talc Powder Caused Woman’s Cancer

Posted by David Siegel on May 4, 2017 8:46:11 PM

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Topics: Products Liability

Jury Awards Nothing to Smoker's Widow in Trial Against RJR, Despite Finding Cigarettes Caused Smoker's Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 27, 2017 4:17:22 PM

Randall Bassett delivers his closing argument on behalf of R.J. reynolds, accused of responsibility for the laryngeal cancer and eventual death of Ralph Shadd.


West Palm Beach, FL—Jurors this week found a Florida smoker's cancer and death were caused by R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, but shut out the smoker’s widow on her claim for damages against the tobacco company. Shadd v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-038631.

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