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Florida Jury Awards $10.6M at Trial Against RJR Over Cancer Death of Woman Who Began Smoking at 31

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 3, 2019 9:04:17 AM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— A Florida state court jury smacked R.J. Reynolds this week with a $10.6 million total verdict for the role it found the company played in the lung cancer death of a Florida woman. Hamilton v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019632.

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Hamilton v. R.J. Reynolds

Former Mechanic’s Benzene Exposure Lawsuit Heads To Trial, CVN To Webcast Live

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 28, 2019 4:08:49 PM

Oakland, CA - Opening statements begin Monday in California state court in a lawsuit filed by a long-time automobile mechanic and painter who claims he developed cancer due to benzene exposure, and the proceedings will be webcast gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network. 

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Topics: California

New Jury To Consider Punitive Damages For Johnson & Johnson Following $12M Talc Powder Verdict

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 28, 2019 1:01:33 PM

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Topics: California

Attorneys Debate Whether RJR Is Responsible for Cancer Death of Woman Who Started Smoking at 31

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 27, 2019 6:41:30 PM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— Attorneys last week squared off over what role, if any, R.J. Reynolds and tobacco industry messaging played in the lung cancer death of a Florida woman, as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Hamilton v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019632.

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

|BREAKING| RJR Cleared in Retrial of Wrongful Death Case That Produced $23B+ Verdict in 1st Trial

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 24, 2019 8:10:46 PM

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Pensacola, FL— Jurors Monday cleared R.J. Reynolds of liability for the death of a long-time Florida smoker, in the retrial of a case that resulted in a $23.6 billion verdict five years ago. Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds,2008-CA-000098.

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.