Topics: Products Liability
Mark Avera delivers his opening statement at trial against two Tallahassee bars for the catastrophic brain damage Jacquelyn Faircloth suffered in a 2014 crash.
Tallahassee, FL— Attorneys Monday argued over the role alcohol played in a late-night crash that left an 18-year-old Florida woman with catastrophic brain damage, as trial opened against two bars that served a pair of underage drinkers. Faircloth v. Cantina Tallahassee, LLC, et al., 2015-CA-002778.
Fort Lauderdale, FL—Attorneys debated what drove a Florida woman to smoke up to two packs a day until cancer cost her a lung, as trial over her death began last week against the nation’s two largest tobacco companies. Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2007-CV-036743.
West Palm Beach, FL— R.J. Reynolds’ role in a vast conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking helped hook a Florida man to cigarettes and ultimately caused his lung cancer death at 59, an attorney for the man’s family said last week as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Gafney-Hanners v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-020540.