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Attorneys Argue Over Whether Philip Morris Cigarettes Caused Massachusetts Woman's Cancer, as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 5, 2019 5:44:20 PM

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Woburn, MA— Philip Morris’s design of its Marlboro cigarettes ultimately caused a Massachusetts woman’s lung cancer, an attorney for the woman told jurors Thursday, as trial opened against the tobacco giant. Greene v. Philip Morris, 1581CV01808.

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Topics: tobacco, Massachusetts, Greene v. Philip Morris

|BREAKING| Massachusetts Jury Slaps Philip Morris With $21M Verdict for Smoker's Fatal Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 14, 2019 6:28:28 PM

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Boston, MA— Jurors Wednesday handed down a $21 million verdict against Philip Morris for the role it found the tobacco giant played in a Massachusetts smoker’s death. Laramie v. Philip Morris, 17CV02240. 

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Topics: tobacco, Massachusetts, Laramie v. Philip Morris

Attorneys Debate Philip Morris' Role in Massachusetts Smoker's Death, as Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 1, 2019 2:24:16 PM

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Boston, MA— Jurors heard evidence over whether Philip Morris is responsible for a Massachusetts smoker’s death, as trial began this week against the tobacco giant. Laramie v. Philip Morris, 17CV02240.

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Topics: tobacco, Massachusetts, Laramie v. Philip Morris

BREAKING: RJR Prevails in Massachusetts Trial Over Nurse's Lung Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 27, 2019 3:41:06 PM

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Dedham, MA—A Massachusetts state court jury cleared R.J. Reynolds on Wednesday of responsibility for the cancer death of a 54-year-old nurse who smoked for decades. Lagadimas v. R.J. Reynolds, 1582-CV-01474. 

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Topics: tobacco, Massachusetts, Lagadimas v. R.J. Reynolds

Massachusetts Jury Hears Openings in Wrongful Death Tobacco Trial Against RJR & Grocery Chain

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 14, 2019 3:47:17 PM

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Dedham, MA—A Massachusetts nurse who died from lung cancer was the victim of dangerous cigarette design and a scheme to undermine evidence of smoking’s risks, an attorney for the nurse’s family told jurors Tuesday, as trial began against R.J. Reynolds and a New England grocery chain. Lagadimas v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 1582-CV-01474.

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Topics: tobacco, Massachusetts