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Jury Finds Smoker Completely Responsible for Fatal Cancer, Clears RJR in Engle Tobacco Trial

Stock image.  Orlando, FL— R.J. Reynolds prevailed Thursday at trial over the lung cancer death of a 49-year-old smoker, when a Florida state court jury found the smoker completely responsible for the disease. Hochreiter v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015CA003926. Read more … Continue reading

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BREAKING UPDATE: Jury Clears Plane Manufacturer at Trial Over Crash That Injured 2

 Stock image. Update: Fort Lauderdale, FL—Jurors Friday afternoon found Daher-Socata and Socata North America were not at fault for the 2014 plane crash that injured a Georgia physician and her husband, the plane's pilot. The verdict, reached after more than eight … Continue reading

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Microsoft Clears the Air About Fighting CLOUD Act Abuses

Five of the largest U.S. technology companies pledged support this year for a dangerous law that makes our emails, chat logs, online videos and photos vulnerable to warrantless collection by foreign governments. Now, one of those companies has voiced a … Continue reading

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|VIDEO| Weinberg Wheeler's Johnson Delivers Close That Clears Apartment of 99% of Fault in Fatal Shooting

Premises liability cases involving a property's security often turn on whether the property owner could have reasonably done anything to make the premises safer. In a January 2018 trial over the shooting death of an apartment tenant, Weinberg Wheeler’s Mark … Continue reading

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South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: The Court Clears the Way for Online Sales Taxes

If you are a fan of online shopping, you may need to brace yourselves; taxes have found their way into your check-out cart.  On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. … Continue reading

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