|VIDEO| How Pete Law Highlighted His Atlanta Roots to Help Deliver 8-Figure Verdict in N. GA Crash Case

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 17, 2019 4:29:26 PM

During closing rebuttal last week at trial over a devastating truck crash, Pete Law played off of his Atlanta roots to appeal to a Whitfield County, Georgia jury and help win an 8-figure verdict.

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Trucking, Monroe v. Lane's Equipment Rental, Inc., et al.

What Opioid Litigation Heavyweights Are Hearing on Newest Changes Surrounding Cases

Posted by Courtroom View Network on May 17, 2019 2:48:29 PM

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Dallas, TX— As the first wave of opioid lawsuits moves toward trial, the nation’s top attorneys and legal industry experts will meet in Dallas this June to discuss critical approaches to the groundswell of litigation that will put billions of dollars at stake.

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Topics: Products Liability, Promoted Content

Jury Awards $3.75M in Trial Against RJR Over "Greatest Generation" Smoker's Fatal COPD

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 17, 2019 9:42:46 AM

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Tampa, FL— R.J. Reynolds was hit with a $3.75 million verdict this week for the part jurors found the company played in a Florida woman’s fatal respiratory disease. Durrance-Jones v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-009036.

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Topics: Durrance v. R.J. Reynolds

Judge Declares Mistrial Due to Plaintiff's Death in Case Against Philip Morris and RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 16, 2019 10:10:37 AM

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Vero Beach, FL— A Florida state court judge Monday declared a mistrial eight days into trial against the nation’s two largest tobacco firms, following the death of the plaintiff in the case. Collar v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2011-CA-000115.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Collar v. R.J. Reynolds

CVN To Webcast Nation’s 1st Opioid Crisis Trial

Posted by David Siegel on May 15, 2019 12:23:11 PM

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Topics: Pharmaceutical