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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

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

$10.5M Award Handed Down Against Philip Morris at Trial Over Former Marine's Throat Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 6, 2020 6:10:14 PM

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Miami, FL— Jurors this week awarded more than $10.5 million to a former Marine for the role it found Philip Morris played in the throat cancer that took his voice box. Principe v. Philip Morris, 2017-CA-025772.

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Principe v. Philip Morris

Attorneys Argue Over Fault for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, as Trial Begins Against RJR

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 31, 2020 12:40:26 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL— Attorneys Thursday argued over who bears responsibility for a Florida man’s lung cancer death after decades of smoking, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds. Richter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-038650.

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