The plaintiffs in the Florida individual tobacco trials known as the Engle litigation kept their winning streak alive recently, with a $3.75 million verdict followed by a $17.3 million verdict, both including generous punitive damages awards.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 »
After eight straight defense verdicts in the individual tobacco litigation in Florida, the daughter of a smoker who died of lung cancer won a resounding $80 million verdict in November, including $72 million in punitive damages.Read More »
As we flip the calendar, let’s take a look at the ten most significant federal and state decisions of 2010.
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