Jurors awarded $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema, but handed down a $0 punitive verdict Thursday, one day after finding R.J. Reynolds potentially liable for punitives for its role in the smoker's death.
Arguing pain and suffering damages presents a unique problem to a plaintiffs' attorney: how to measure that amount in a way that resonates with jurors. In Marion v. North Fulton Hospital, Henry Spiegel Milling's Philip Henry delivered a closing argument t
In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturers concealed the dangers of their products, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related...
In this tobacco litigation suit, Marilyn Oshinsky claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers and addictiveness of cigarettes, leading to Dennis Oshinsky's smoking-related...
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