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Domino's Pizza Accused of Responsibility for Florida Crash That Killed Former Fire Chief, as Trial Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 13, 2019 10:30:48 AM

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Orlando, FL— Attorneys debated whether Domino’s Pizza is responsible for the actions of a franchisee’s delivery driver accused of causing a 2011 crash that ultimately killed a former Central Florida fire chief, as retrial in the case opened Wednesday. Wiederhold v. Domino’s Pizza, et al., 2011-CA-001589.

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

$17M+ Verdict Smacks R.J. Reynolds Over Massachusetts Smoker's Lung Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 31, 2019 3:38:20 PM

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Lowell, MA— Jurors this week hit R.J. Reynolds with a $17 million-plus verdict for the part they found the tobacco company played in a Massachusetts woman’s lung cancer death. Coyne v. R.J. Reynolds, 1681CV00266.

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UPDATE: Settlement Before Trial Over Birthday Crash That Killed Georgia Woman

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 31, 2019 1:27:16 PM


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Editor's Note: The parties reached a confidential settlement in the case Friday.

Lawrenceville, GA— Trial is set to begin Monday over a 2015 crash that killed a Georgia woman after a get-together for her 28th birthday. Keene v. Schwartz, 16-C-05811.

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Topics: Georgia, Transportation, Keene v. Schwartz

Jury Awards No Compensatory Damages But Hits RJR With $1M in Punitives Over Smoker's Throat Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 22, 2019 3:32:23 PM

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Miami— A jury hit R.J. Reynolds with a $1 million punitive verdict last week, as part of an unusual decision that awarded no compensatories for the throat cancer that took a Florida smoker's voice box. Moore v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000858.

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

|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.