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$26.75M Award in Retrial Over Smoker's Death More Than Doubles Original Trial Verdict

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 18, 2020 4:27:29 PM

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St. Petersburg, FL— A Florida state court jury awarded $26.75 million to the family of a Florida smoker after finding the nation’s two largest tobacco companies responsible for his cancer death. Duignan v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 13-010978-CI. 

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Duignan v. RJ Reynolds

Trial Set to Start Over Crash That Florida Woman Says Left Her With TBI

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 14, 2020 3:33:30 PM

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Ocala, FL— Trial is set to begin next week over a 2010 car crash that a Florida woman says left her with a traumatic brain injury. Griffis v. Green, et al., 2014CA001726. 

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Topics: Florida, Transportation, Griffis v. Green

Armored Truck Company Faces Damages Trial Next Week Over Georgia Crash

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 14, 2020 1:35:47 PM

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Atlanta, GA— Trial is set to begin next week against an armored truck company over a 2017 crash that injured a Georgia woman. Hall v. Hollis, et al., 18EV003141.

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Topics: Georgia, Trucking, Hall v. Hollis, et al.

R.J. Reynolds Prevails Against $7M+ Claim Over Florida Man's Lung Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 14, 2020 8:29:29 AM

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West Palm Beach, FL— R.J. Reynolds was cleared of fault Wednesday for the cancer that killed a Florida man who had smoked for more than 40 years. Richter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-038650. 

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Richter v. R.J. Reynolds

Attorneys Argue What Fueled Florida Police Officer's Smoking, as Wrongful Death Trial Opens Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 7, 2020 6:49:24 PM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— Jurors this week heard evidence on what drove a long-time police officer to smoke for nearly half a century, as trial opened against R.J.Reynolds over his death. Snyder v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019467. 

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Snyder v. R.J. Reynolds