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Attorneys Argue Cause of Smoker's Stroke, as Trial Begins Against Philip Morris

Stock image.  Miami, FL—Attorneys debated what caused the massive stroke a Florida man suffered after decades of smoking, as trial opened Tuesday against Philip Morris. Olsen v. Philip Morris, 2007-CA-047124. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts – Justia … Continue reading

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$10M Total Verdict in Wrongful Death Cancer Case Against RJR and Philip Morris

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL— Jurors this week awarded $10 million to the family of a Florida smoker whose cancer death they linked to cigarettes and a tobacco industry scheme to hide their dangers. Neff v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip … Continue reading

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$800K Punitive Verdict Handed Down Against Philip Morris for Smoker's Lung Cancer

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL— Philip Morris was hit with an $800,000 punitive verdict Tuesday for its role in the cancer an alcohol abuse counselor developed after years of smoking the company’s cigarettes. McCall v. Philip Morris, 2007-CV-036888. Read more … Continue reading

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Jury Awards $50K at Trial Over Smoker's Death, Pins Only 20% of Blame on Philip Morris

    West Palm Beach, FL—Jurors cleared Philip Morris of the bulk of responsibility for the death of a South Florida smoker, which potentially slashes the $50,000 award they handed down last week. Frogel v. Philip Morris, 2007-CA-023246.  Read more … Continue reading

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$37M Award Slams Philip Morris & RJR at Trial Over Smoker's Cancer, COPD Death

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL—A Florida state court jury hit the nation’s two largest tobacco companies with a $37 million total damage award for the role it found the companies played in a woman’s death after losing a lung to cancer. … Continue reading

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