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$36M Total Verdict, Largest CVN-Covered Engle Award So Far in '17, Smacks Tobacco Cos. in Lung Cancer Trial

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 24, 2017 9:26:00 AM

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Viera, FL—A Florida state court jury last week handed down verdicts totaling $36 million to the family of a smoker who died from lung cancer they claim was caused by a sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers of cigarettes.Wallace v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA052862.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Wallace v. Philip Morris

Closely Watched Johnson & Johnson Talc Powder Mesothelioma Trial Resumes After Mistrial

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 20, 2017 10:33:21 AM

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Topics: Products Liability, California

Tobacco Conspiracy Drove Addiction That Ended in Smoker's Cancer Death, Attorney Says as Trial Begins Against R.J. Reynolds

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 18, 2017 11:06:16 PM

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 Orlando, FL—A Florida smoker who grew up in Kentucky's tobacco country was among generations of children targeted by the tobacco industry, leading to a decades-long nicotine addiction that ended in his cancer death, an attorney for the smoker’s family said as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds Monday. Hochreiter v. R. J. Reynolds, 2015CA003926.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Florida, Hochreiter v. R.J. Reynolds

Talc Powder Trials Set To Resume In St. Louis After 4-Month Hiatus

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 9, 2017 2:49:37 PM

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Topics: Products Liability

Tainted Berry Mix Sold By Costco Blamed At Trial For Woman’s Fatal Hepatitis

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 9, 2017 1:34:37 PM

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Topics: Products Liability, California