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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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Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and the Feud Over Killer Robots

As the tech moguls disagree over the risks presented by something that doesn’t exist yet, all of Silicon Valley is learning about unintended consequences of A.I. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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April 2018: Over 150 New Malibu Media Cases were Filed in 10 States

If you have received a copyright infringement lawsuit from Malibu Media alleging the illegal download of their adult films, then you’re not alone. The California motion picture company Malibu Media has alleged that thousands of BitTorrent users illegally downloaded, copied, … Continue reading

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How to Set Up Power Over a Client’s Digital Assets

An increasingly important issue in estate planning is how to handle a decedent’s digital assets, e.g., email and social media accounts, digital files and photographs stored in the cloud. Here’s what to do. You may have heard about the Revised … Continue reading

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Jury Clears R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Death

Stock image.  Miami—R.J. Reynolds was cleared of liability Wednesday for the cancer death of a 52-year-old Florida smoker who switched to the company's cigarettes after emigrating from Cuba. Eulalia Lopez v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 2008-CA-76453. Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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