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BREAKING VERDICT: $3.9M Award for Late-Night Truck Crash that Killed Mother & Son

Feb 17, 2017

Jurors Friday awarded more than $3.9 million to the family of a Florida mother and son killed in a late-night, 2012 truck crash, but found a non-party drunk driver largely at fault, likely reducing the award.

$5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Feb 16, 2017

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar


Experts On The Experts: A Deep Dive Into The Make-or-Break Scientific Testimony Deciding Talc Powder Trials

Feb 16, 2017

The experts at Innovative Science Solutions provide an in-depth analysis of key scientific testimony playing a central role in high-stakes litigation over the alleged ovarian cancer risks associated with talcum powder.


Mother's Catastrophic Brain Damage Post-Childbirth Caused by Medical Mistreatment, Expert Says as $10M+ Trial Continues

Feb 15, 2017

An obstetrician who has previously appeared as a medical malpractice defense expert told jurors last week she decided to testify on behalf of a plaintiff for the first time ever because she was “horrified” at the circumstances surrounding the catastrophic


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$5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Feb 16, 2017

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar


Mistrial In Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Claim Against Philip Morris, After Prospective Juror Shares News of $20M Award in Similar Case

Feb 15, 2017

A $5+ million claim against Philip Morris for a former smoker’s lung cancer ended in mistrial Monday, just days after openings, because a prospective juror shared information during voir dire about a prior $20 million award in a similar case.


Multi-Million-Dollar Verdict Hits Florida Developer for His Scheme to Defraud Subway Founder in Massive Land Project

Feb 13, 2017

Jurors Friday cleared Subway founder Fred DeLuca of responsibility for the alleged breach of a massive land development agreement, and they handed down a to-be-trebled $2.9 million verdict against his partners, a Florida real estate developer and his busi


R.J. Reynolds Avoids Liability for Smoker's COPD Death as Jurors Declare Suit Time Barred

Feb 8, 2017

R.J. Reynolds Wednesday prevailed in a suit by the family of a Florida woman who died from respiratory disease after smoking for 60 years, as jurors declared the claim time barred.

Georgia News

Mother's Catastrophic Brain Damage Post-Childbirth Caused by Medical Mistreatment, Expert Says as $10M+ Trial Continues

Feb 15, 2017

An obstetrician who has previously appeared as a medical malpractice defense expert told jurors last week she decided to testify on behalf of a plaintiff for the first time ever because she was “horrified” at the circumstances surrounding the catastrophic


BREAKING: $3M Verdict Hits Hospital Nurses in Trial Over Woman's Death Days After Childbirth

Feb 3, 2017

Jurors Friday awarded more than $3 million to the family of a woman who died days after childbirth, with a verdict that split fault between the two nurses who treated her, but cleared her doctor of negligence.


UPDATE: Attorneys Debate What Led to Jury's $15M Verdict for Survivor of Crash That Killed 5 Georgia Southern Nursing Students

Jan 25, 2017

Attorneys Friday reached an agreement on damages for the survivor of a fiery truck crash that killed five of her Georgia Southern classmates shortly before jurors awarded the woman $15 million. While that pre-verdict agreement will avoid an appeal, a defe


BREAKING VERDICT: $15M Award to Survivor of Truck Crash that Killed 5 Georgia Southern Nursing Students

Jan 19, 2017

Attorneys Tuesday battled over the injuries a former Georgia Southern University nursing student suffered in a fiery tractor trailer collision that killed five of her classmates, as trial opened against the trucker and trucking companies she says are resp

Tobacco News

$5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Feb 16, 2017

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar


Mistrial In Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Claim Against Philip Morris, After Prospective Juror Shares News of $20M Award in Similar Case

Feb 15, 2017

A $5+ million claim against Philip Morris for a former smoker’s lung cancer ended in mistrial Monday, just days after openings, because a prospective juror shared information during voir dire about a prior $20 million award in a similar case.


R.J. Reynolds Avoids Liability for Smoker's COPD Death as Jurors Declare Suit Time Barred

Feb 8, 2017

R.J. Reynolds Wednesday prevailed in a suit by the family of a Florida woman who died from respiratory disease after smoking for 60 years, as jurors declared the claim time barred.


$80.5M on 4 Wins for Engle Plaintiff's Attorney of 2016

Jan 12, 2017

Last year, CVN cameras webcast 40 Engle progeny trials, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake in tobacco litigation involving some of the nation’s best attorneys. CVN’s Engle Plaintiff’s Attorney of 2016 distinguished himself with an undefeated re

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