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RJR on Trial for Cancer That Took Woman's Voice Box

Stock image.  Miami— Attorneys last week debated what drove a Florida woman’s smoking decisions across more than four decades, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds over the throat cancer that took her voice box.  Moore v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000858. Read more … Continue reading

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Valsartan Cancer Lawsuits Consolidated in Multi-District Litigation (MDL) & What it Means to You

Beginning on February 14th, 2019, survivors seeking compensation through class action and product liability lawsuits involving Valsartan will now consolidate into a multi-district litigation, known as an MDL. The MDL will take place in the District of New Jersey before … Continue reading

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Marketing Continues Despite Talc Powder Cancer Concerns

Johnson & Johnson’s Talc Powder Product Marketing Still Aimed at Minority Groups Despite Cancer Claims Decades of questioning the use and dangers of cosmetic talc powder in health and personal hygiene products finally came to light in 2006, when the … Continue reading

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RJR Cleared, PM Assigned a Fraction of Fault for Smoker's Cancer & COPD, Likely Slashing $1.6M Verdict

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL— A Florida state court jury Thursday handed down a $1.6 million-plus verdict for the respiratory disease and cancer it found a Florida woman suffered because of Philip Morris-brand cigarettes. However, the verdict apportioned the lion’s … Continue reading

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After Week-Long Break, Closings Expected in Cancer Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL— After a week-long break in proceedings, closings are expected early next week at trial against the country's two largest cigarette makers for the respiratory disease and cancer a Florida woman says she developed after years … Continue reading

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