A Suwannee County, Fla. woman was awarded $3 million by an Alachua County jury in a lawsuit against two tobacco companies stemming from the death of her husband, a longtime smoker.Read More »
Two years after individual tobacco trials began as a result of the Engle litigation in Florida, plaintiffs are still winning the majority of the cases. But the most recent verdicts – while still plaintiff victories – resulted in the lowest damage awards of the more than 30 cases tried to date.Read More »
The size of the Top Ten Jury Verdicts increased again in 2010. The average increased less than the prior year, however, rising from nearly $145 million to just under $157 million. (The average for 2009 increased nearly $33 million from ...
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In addition to a wide array of drug litigation, 2010 brought verdicts and settlements involving a number of other products, including Toyota vehicles, asbestos and tobacco. Here is a look at some of the highlights from the year just past.Read More »