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|VIDEO| How Wade Copeland's Closing on Credibility Cleared Doctor in $6M+ Med Mal Case

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 1, 2019 3:41:50 PM


Successfully defending a medical malpractice case often hinges on the credibility of the medical staff and their details regarding a patient’s treatment. In a 2015 medical malpractice trial over a patient’s debilitating spinal injury, Wade Copeland delivered a compelling argument on credibility to clear a Georgia pain management doctor.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Anglin v. Smith

Attorneys Debate Philip Morris' Role in Massachusetts Smoker's Death, as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 1, 2019 2:24:16 PM

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Boston, MA— Jurors heard evidence over whether Philip Morris is responsible for a Massachusetts smoker’s death, as trial began this week against the tobacco giant. Laramie v. Philip Morris, 17CV02240.

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Topics: tobacco, Massachusetts, Laramie v. Philip Morris

|VIDEO| How Lloyd Bell Deftly Countered Defense Arguments in 7-Figure Med Mal Amputation Case

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 26, 2019 3:42:00 PM


A common defense argument in medical malpractice cases is that there was no viable treatment to prevent a patient’s injury. During closings of a med mal trial over the loss of a hospital patient’s leg, Lloyd Bell powerfully counters that argument en route to a 7-figure result.

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RJR Argues Florida Smoker Did Not Have Primary Lung Cancer, as Trial Over Her Death Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 26, 2019 1:46:00 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL— Attorneys this week argued over whether R.J. Reynolds is responsible for the cancer death of a 42-year-old Florida smoker, as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Adamson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2016CA008532. 

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Adamson v. R.J. Reynolds

RJR Prevails at Trial Over Death of Woman Who Never Smoked the Company's Cigarettes

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 19, 2019 7:24:41 PM

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Miami, FL— Jurors Friday cleared R.J. Reynolds at trial over claims that its role in a decades-long tobacco industry conspiracy led to a Florida woman’s death. Ruiz v. R.J. Reynolds, 08-112-CA-11.

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