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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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RJR Prevails at Trial Over Florida Woman's Death, As Jury Rejects Link Between Its Cigs and Her COPD

   Stock image.  Tampa, FL–R.J. Reynolds was cleared of liability Wednesday for the death of a Florida woman when jurors rejected a claimed link between the company's cigarettes and her respiratory disease.  Gay v. R.J. Reynolds, 07-CA-014649. Read more detail … Continue reading

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$17.5M Total Verdict Handed Down Against RJR, Philip Morris for South Florida Woman's Cancer Death

 Stock image.  Miami—The nation’s two largest tobacco companies were struck with a $17.5 million total verdict for the part jurors found they played in a South Florida woman’s cancer death. Gloger v. R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, 2011-CA-23377. Read more … Continue reading

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One Woman's James Bond Is Another Woman's Trojan Horse

In what might have seemed like a good idea after she downed her third scotch-and-soda, Tanya Blackwell, a foreclosure defense attorney, got a job at GMAC's Ally Financial and, according to allegations by Ally, proceeded to grab all the confidential … Continue reading

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