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R.J. Reynolds Prevails Against $7M+ Claim Over Florida Man's Lung Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 14, 2020 8:29:29 AM

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West Palm Beach, FL— R.J. Reynolds was cleared of fault Wednesday for the cancer that killed a Florida man who had smoked for more than 40 years. Richter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-038650. 

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

Attorneys Argue What Fueled Florida Police Officer's Smoking, as Wrongful Death Trial Opens Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 7, 2020 6:49:24 PM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— Jurors this week heard evidence on what drove a long-time police officer to smoke for nearly half a century, as trial opened against R.J.Reynolds over his death. Snyder v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019467. 

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

Trial to Open Against Georgia Doctor Over Skin Cancer That Cost Patient Most of His Ear

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 7, 2020 1:26:04 PM

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Atlanta, GA—Trial is scheduled to open next week against an Atlanta-area dermatologist over skin cancer that cost a Vietnam vet most of his ear. Waldrop v. Payne, et al., 17EV004844. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Waldrop v. Payne, et al.

$10.5M Award Handed Down Against Philip Morris at Trial Over Former Marine's Throat Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 6, 2020 6:10:14 PM

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Miami, FL— Jurors this week awarded more than $10.5 million to a former Marine for the role it found Philip Morris played in the throat cancer that took his voice box. Principe v. Philip Morris, 2017-CA-025772.

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Principe v. Philip Morris

Attorneys Argue Over Fault for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, as Trial Begins Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 31, 2020 12:40:26 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL— Attorneys Thursday argued over who bears responsibility for a Florida man’s lung cancer death after decades of smoking, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds. Richter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-038650.

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