Jury awards a $23.6 billion in Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds suit

Posted by Courtney Svajian on Jul 20, 2014 12:22:26 PM

Escambia County, FL - The jury in Robinsons v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. returned a $23.6 billion punitive damages award on Friday. This four week trial was filed by widow, Cynthia Robinson in 2008 after her husband passed away at the age of 36.

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Topics: Toxic Torts, Verdict, Engle Progeny, Tobacco Litigation, Punitive Damages

Tobacco Companies Gain Edge In First Engle Trials of 2014

Posted by David Siegel on Mar 13, 2014 12:35:56 AM

Florida juries decided seven separate tobacco lawsuits in the first two months of 2014, with four of the verdicts favoring tobacco companies and three in favor of former smokers and their families.

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Topics: Products Liability, Verdict, Tobacco Litigation, Mass Torts

$5.6 Million Verdict in Senior Bodybuilder Negligence Suit

Posted by Courtney Svajian on Nov 25, 2013 10:57:09 AM

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - A Broward Circuit jury returned a 5.6 million dollar verdict last week in a negligence trial brought by a Boca Raton man who was severely injured when the roof of a storage unit collapsed on him.

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Topics: Negligence, Verdict

RJ Reynolds And Phillip Morris To Pay $2.5 Million In Damages

Posted by msch on Jan 27, 2012 5:26:00 PM

SEBRING, FL - The first major tobacco lawsuit of 2012 ended yesterday with RJ Reynolds (NYSE: RAI) and Philip Morris (NYSE: PM) being ordered to pay a combined $2.5 million in damages to a deceased smoker's surviving husband.

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Topics: Verdict, Hallgren v. RJR, Tobacco Litigation, CVN

Million dollar verdict in Nikki Beach Club bar brawl trial

Posted by msch on Nov 14, 2011 9:30:00 AM

A Florida jury awarded plaintiff, David Milian just over $1 million Thursday afternoon in his suit against Miami nightspot Nikki Beach Club. Specifically, the jury awarded $150,000 for loss of earnings, $100,000 for hospital and medical bills from the past and into the future, and $800,000 for pain suffering and mental anguish.

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Topics: Court Video, Negligence, Tort, Verdict, CVN