Florida Appeals Court Throws Out $15.5M Award for Smoker's Throat Cancer Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 19, 2021 2:21:27 PM

Tallahassee, FL— A Florida state appeals court last week reversed a $15.5 million total award in a case against R.J. Reynolds over the throat cancer death of a long-time smoker. 

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Bessent-Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds

CVN BigLaw Spotlight: Greenberg Traurig

Posted by David Siegel on Jan 12, 2021 12:53:45 PM

Continuing our ongoing series highlighting top defense firms and their prominent partners doing trial work in Courtroom View Network’s trial video archive, this week we take a look at defense behemoth Greenberg Traurig.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Florida

CVN BigLaw Spotlight: Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

Posted by David Siegel on Dec 21, 2020 9:30:28 PM

Courtroom View Network webcasts civil jury trials with a lot on the line, be it a bellwether test case in a new mass tort or a standalone personal injury case potentially worth millions. That means the corporations defending these lawsuits routinely bring in the best trial attorneys from the nation’s top powerhouse defense firms.

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Topics: tobacco, engle, CVN Florida

$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

Kenneth Reilly Brings a Slate of Engle Tobacco Trial Firsts to This Week's Card Spotlight

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 18, 2020 2:31:37 PM

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida