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Jury Delivers $2.4M Verdict Against Philip Morris, but $0 Punitives, at Trial Over 31-Year-Old's Cancer Death

Stock image.  Miami—Jurors this week leveled a $2.4 million verdict against Philip Morris for its role in the death of a 31-year-old Florida smoker, but ultimately declined to impose punitive damages against the company. Chadwell v. Philip Morris, 2010CA17931. Read … Continue reading

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FDA Warns Websites: Cease Sales of Fraudulent Cancer Remedies

  According to a report on medicalnewstoday.com, consumer complaints and Internet searches conducted by members of the Mexico-US-Canada Fraud working group lead the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to find that 125 products sold online, that are boasting prevention, treatment, and/or cures for … Continue reading

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Heavy Smoking And Asbestos Brake Dust Blamed For Man’s Death At Lung Cancer Trial

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Late Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer Results in $1.9 Million Settlement

Rita DaCosta underwent a Pap smear and HPV test. Her treating gynecologist, Dr. Michelle Olivera, was informed that the test results were abnormal. Dr. Olivera instructed her medical assistant to contact DaCosta and schedule a colposcopy. DaCosta never learned about … Continue reading

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Lung Cancer Trial Pits Big Tobacco Against Asbestos Defendants, CVN To Webcast Live

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