Openings Begin Monday In Latest New Jersey J&J Talc Trial, CVN To Webcast Live

Posted by David Siegel on Feb 21, 2019 11:20:35 AM

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Topics: Products Liability

$31M+ Trial Opens Against 2 Florida Bars Over Crash That Left Woman With Catastrophic Brain Damage

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 20, 2019 7:15:52 PM

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.    

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Topics: Faircloth v. Cantina Tallahassee LLC, Transportation, Florida

$1.19M Awarded To Elderly Woman Thrown From Defective Wheelchair Lift

Posted by David Siegel on Feb 15, 2019 12:09:50 PM

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Topics: California

Trial Begins Against RJR, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death After Losing Lung to Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 15, 2019 11:37:04 AM

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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.

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Topics: Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, Florida, tobacco, Engle Progeny

Searcy Denney, King & Spalding Attys Debate Cause of Smoker's Death, as Trial Opens Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 14, 2019 6:12:18 PM

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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.

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