$540K Verdict + Potential Punitives at Trial Against RJR Over Smoker's Lung Disease

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 11, 2021 12:02:18 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL— Jurors Thursday awarded more than $540,000 to the family of a Florida man whose respiratory disease they found was caused by smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes, and they concluded punitive damages were potentially warranted against the tobacco giant for its part in causing the disease. Spurlock v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-023631.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Spurlock v. R.J. Reynolds

Monsanto’s PCB Chemicals In School Blamed For Allegedly Causing Teachers’ Brain Damage, As In-Person Trial Begins

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 10, 2021 12:39:53 PM

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Topics: Toxic Torts, Products Liability, Washington

Georgia Appeals Court Ruling in Med Mal Case Clarifies Effect of Arbitration Clauses

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 7, 2021 2:55:22 PM

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Atlanta, GA— The Georgia Court of Appeals last week upheld the denial of a motion to compel arbitration in a medical malpractice claim, in a decision that clarifies the reach of healthcare arbitration clauses.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, healthcare

|VIDEO| Top Trial Attys on the Social Media Content That Can Boost Your Law Practice

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 4, 2021 3:00:21 PM

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Monsanto Faces In-Person Trial Over School’s PCB Chemical Contamination, CVN To Webcast Live

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 3, 2021 10:23:39 AM

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Topics: Toxic Torts, Environmental