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$375M Awarded To Family Of Elderly Woman Murdered By Cable Company Field Technician

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 24, 2022 12:08:38 AM

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Topics: Negligence, Texas, telecommunications

Jurors Hand Down $1M Award in Wrongful Death Trial Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 23, 2022 3:54:04 PM

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Tampa, FL— A Florida jury last week handed down a $1 million verdict last week against R.J. Reynolds for the 1997 death of a Florida smoker, but concluded the smoker himself bore the majority of responsibility for his fatal cancer, likely reducing the ultimate damage award. Wyerick v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-006850.

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

Florida Jury Clears Philip Morris of Responsibility for Marlboro Smoker's Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 23, 2022 2:29:49 PM

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Miami, FL— Philip Morris prevailed Wednesday at trial over the death of a Florida Marlboro cigarette smoker, after jurors concluded he did not have primary lung cancer. Monzon v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-000110. 

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Monzon v. Philip Morris

Med Mal Case Over Emory Hospital Patient's Severe Brain Injury Goes to Jury

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 17, 2022 10:30:59 AM

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Decatur, GA— Jury deliberations are under way at trial over whether medical negligence caused a Georgia hospital patient’s profound brain damage. Tatum v. The Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, Inc., 16A60933. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Tatum v. The Emory Clinic, et al.

Origin of Marlboro Smoker's Deadly Cancer a Key Question as Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 16, 2022 1:39:20 PM

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Miami, FL— Attorneys debated whether Marlboro cigarettes were responsible for a Florida man’s cancer death, as trial opened Monday against Philip Morris.  Monzon v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-000110. 

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