10 Must-Watch Florida Plaintiff Verdicts In CVN's Video Trial Library

Posted by David Siegel on Aug 5, 2020 5:09:38 PM

Florida’s state courts are the among the most accessible to the electronic news media anywhere in the country. The “Sunshine State” stayed true to its nickname by being a pioneer decades ago in granting news cameras largely unfettered access to public judicial proceedings.

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Topics: Products Liability, Asbestos, Medical Malpractice, Florida

|VIDEO| Searcy's Ed Ricci and Matt Schwencke Detail the Cross-Exam That Keyed $4.9M Med Mal Verdict

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 30, 2020 2:34:53 PM

Medical malpractice trials often turn on the testimony of the defendant health care provider. And in an interview with CVN, Searcy Denney’s Ed Ricci and Matt Schwencke detailed how they turned a defendant physician’s own cross-exam testimony against him to win a $4.9 million med mal verdict. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Florida, Gray v. Iakovidis, CVN Discovery

$7.25M Verdict Against RJR Upheld by Florida Appeals Court

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 24, 2020 11:25:45 AM

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Miami, FL— A Florida appellate court last week upheld a $7.25 million award for the heart disease jurors found was caused by a decades-long addiction to R.J. Reynolds cigarettes. 

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

How a Jury Trial Looks in the Age of COVID-19

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 14, 2020 4:24:52 PM

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Miami, FL— Face shields. Plexiglass barriers. Jurors in the gallery. 

Welcome to trial in the age of coronavirus.

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Topics: Florida

|VIDEO| The Edward Nicklaus Closing That Cleared Nutrition Co. in Trial Over Man's Liver Failure

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 24, 2020 12:53:11 PM

Causation is a key battle line in nutraceutical product liability cases. And at trial over the liver failure a man suffered after taking green tea extract, Edward Nicklaus’s compelling closing on causation helped clear a Kroger-owned nutrition company. 

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Topics: Products Liability, Florida, McCants v. Inc.