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CVN's Top 10 Favorite Videos of Fictional Courtroom Scenes

Posted by msch on Feb 9, 2012 4:01:00 PM

Here at Courtroom View Network we spend all day watching video of real trials in real courtrooms across the country. For a quick break, here are our Top 10 favorite fictional (or re-enacted) courtroom scenes, some of them more realistic than others…

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Topics: Top 10

Opening Statements Begin In Larkin v. RJ Reynolds

Posted by msch on Feb 2, 2012 11:00:00 AM

In Dade County Courthouse’s first Engle progeny trial of the year, jurors heard opening statements in the Larkin v. RJ Reynolds trial in front of Judge Valerie Manno-Schurr.  By the end of the first day, a theme developed in the courtroom around the nature of choices, made both by individuals who smoke cigarettes, and the companies that manufacture them.

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Topics: Toxic Torts, Engle Progeny, Larkin v. RJR, Tobacco Litigation

RJ Reynolds And Phillip Morris To Pay $2.5 Million In Damages

Posted by msch on Jan 27, 2012 5:26:00 PM

SEBRING, FL - The first major tobacco lawsuit of 2012 ended yesterday with RJ Reynolds (NYSE: RAI) and Philip Morris (NYSE: PM) being ordered to pay a combined $2.5 million in damages to a deceased smoker's surviving husband.

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Topics: Verdict, Hallgren v. RJR, Tobacco Litigation, CVN

Hutchison Endoscopy Trial Resumes

Posted by msch on Jan 23, 2012 3:45:00 PM

LAS VEGAS, NV - A civil trial has resumed after a nearly three-month break in a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NASDAQ: TEVA) and their distributor Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) related to Hepatitis-C contamination at a Las Vegas endoscopy clinic.

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Topics: CVN Docket, Endoscopy Center Cases, Pharmaceutical

Williams Parker Harrison Firm Cleared of Malpractice Claims

Posted by msch on Dec 20, 2011 12:26:00 PM

Sarasota, Florida - A six-member jury found in favor of Sarasota's oldest law firm last week in a legal malpractice lawsuit with potentially millions of dollar stake. 

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Topics: Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen, Malpractice