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Attorneys Debate Whether RJR Is Responsible for Cancer Death of Woman Who Started Smoking at 31

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 27, 2019 6:41:30 PM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— Attorneys last week squared off over what role, if any, R.J. Reynolds and tobacco industry messaging played in the lung cancer death of a Florida woman, as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Hamilton v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019632.

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

|BREAKING| RJR Cleared in Retrial of Wrongful Death Case That Produced $23B+ Verdict in 1st Trial

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 24, 2019 8:10:46 PM

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Pensacola, FL— Jurors Monday cleared R.J. Reynolds of liability for the death of a long-time Florida smoker, in the retrial of a case that resulted in a $23.6 billion verdict five years ago. Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds,2008-CA-000098.

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

|BREAKING| $5.5M Verdict Hits Building Contractor for Brain Injury Man Suffered at Georgia Hotel

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 20, 2019 7:59:19 PM

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Decatur, GA— Jurors slapped a building contractor with a $5.5 million verdict Thursday for the brain injury a Georgia taxi driver suffered in a 2015 construction accident at an Atlanta hotel. Laguerre v Peachtree Property Sub LLC, et al., 17A64087.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia

|BREAKING| $8.97M Verdict Against Domino's Pizza Over Crash That Ultimately Killed Former Fire Chief

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 14, 2019 7:13:23 PM

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Orlando, FL— Domino’s Pizza was hit with an $8.97 million verdict Friday at trial over a 2011 crash that ultimately killed a former Florida fire chief. Wiederhold v. Domino’s Pizza, 2011-CA-001589.

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Topics: Florida, Transportation, Wiederhold v. Domino's Pizza

Trial Set to Start Against Atlanta Hotel Over Claims Falling Pipe Left Taxi Driver With Brain Damage

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 14, 2019 3:51:59 PM

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Decatur, GA— Trial is set to begin next week over the brain damage a taxi driver claims he suffered when he was hit by a pipe that fell from a rooftop pool deck at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta Midtown. Laguerre v Peachtree Property Sub LLC, et al., 17A64087.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia