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Doctors Accused of Missing Patient's Cancer Face Med Mal Trial Next Week in Atlanta

Jun 22, 2017

Trial is scheduled to begin Monday against a pair of Georgia doctors accused of failing to discover a patient’s kidney cancer in time to save his life.

Nissan’s Allegedly Faulty Brakes Blamed at Trial for Wrongful Manslaughter Charge after Fatal Collision

Jun 21, 2017

An elderly driver once charged with manslaughter and the family of the woman whose minivan he fatally struck accused Nissan North America of selling a sport utility vehicle with brakes it knew to be faulty.


1st California J&J Talc Powder Trial and Key Pretrial Hearing to be Webcast Live

Jun 21, 2017

A closely watched bellwether trial in California state court over the supposed cancer risks from Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products begins on July 10 and will be webcast live by Courtroom View Network.


J&J Granted Mistrial In Missouri Talc Powder Lawsuit After SCOTUS Limits Ability Of Nonresidents To Sue In State Courts

Jun 21, 2017

A Missouri judge declared a mistrial on Monday in a lawsuit over the supposed link between Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based hygiene products and ovarian cancer in the wake of a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Florida News

As $50M+ Bike Crash Trial Begins, Attorney Says Parked Landscaping Truck Caused Doctor's Death

Jun 20, 2017

A landscaping crew's improperly parked truck is responsible for the bike crash death of a South Florida doctor, an attorney for the doctor’s widow said Monday, as trial started in the $50 million-plus case.


Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

Jun 16, 2017

After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage issues, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker.


Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Jun 8, 2017

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris.


Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

Jun 6, 2017

A state court jury Friday cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of responsibility for the bladder cancer a Florida man says he developed because of decades of smoking.

Georgia News

Wellstar Accused of Role in GA Inmate's Fatal Liver Failure, as Med Mal Trial Opens

Jun 15, 2017

Medical negligence at a Georgia jail brewed a “perfect storm” that killed a 25-year-old man, an attorney for the man’s family told jurors as trial opened Tuesday against the private healthcare company and its jailhouse doctor who treated him.


After $20.5M Verdict in Sleep Center Death Case, Emory Sues Contractor | Court Wire

Jun 1, 2017

Almost two years after being smacked with the lion’s share of a $20.5 million verdict for the death of a patient at one of its sleep centers, Emory University is suing the contractor that was responsible for running the facility, according to an article published in the Daily Report.


$11K Verdict Dings Driver at Trial Over Fender Bender That Allegedly Wrecked Postal Worker's Career

Jun 1, 2017

Jurors awarded about $11,000 to a Georgia couple last week for car wreck-related injuries that allegedly ended a Georgia postal worker’s career.


Crash Ended GA Postal Worker's Career, Attorney Says as 7-Figure Trial Opens

May 24, 2017

Attorneys Monday debated whether a fender bender delivered career-ending back injuries to a postal carrier, as a seven-figure trial opened against the driver at fault for the wreck.

Tobacco News

Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

Jun 16, 2017

After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage issues, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker.


Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Jun 8, 2017

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris.


Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

Jun 6, 2017

A state court jury Friday cleared R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris of responsibility for the bladder cancer a Florida man says he developed because of decades of smoking.


Scott Schlesinger and the Closing that Set Up a $15M Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds |VIDEO|

May 25, 2017

What helped deliver the eight-figure award at the heart of Florida’s largest Engle tobacco verdict so far this year? American Spirit cigarettes and age limits, said an attorney that spearheaded the win.

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