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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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Jury Hits RJR with $500K Verdict, Clears Philip Morris in Punitive Proceedings Over Smoker's Lung Cancer

Stock image.  West Palm Beach, FL—Jurors last week imposed a $500,000 punitive verdict against R.J. Reynolds but cleared Philip Morris of punitive responsibility over a long-time smoker’s cancer. Perrotto v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2007CA023841. Read more detail on … Continue reading

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Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL—The nation’s two largest tobacco companies were hit with $12 million in punitive damages last Friday, wrapping a $20 million total jury award at trial over a Florida woman’s cancer death. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, … Continue reading

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Faruki+ Welcomes Callum Morris

Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL is pleased to welcome Callum Morris as its newest attorney.  Morris joins Faruki+ from Columbus, Ohio, where he served as a Project Attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Columbus.  Morris will represent … Continue reading

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