The widow of a lifelong smoker was awarded $5 million by a Florida jury last week, making her the latest victorious plaintiff in the Engle litigation.Read More »
The year’s top verdicts include two drunk driving accidents, one $300 million tobacco verdict, and one verdict in the ongoing Prempro litigation against Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. But which verdict was #1? A look back at the top verdicts of the past year.
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Cigarette maker Philip Morris USA's bag of defenses against thousands of smoker lawsuits in Florida may include the fear of having to pay the company's legal fees. Yesterday, a former smoker in Florida dropped his lawsuit against the Henrico County-based tobacco company and took a $1,000 settlement instead.Read More »