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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Haunted by Deadly Legacy of Kent Asbestos Filters

R.J. Reynolds and a filter maker must pay $3.5 million to the estate of a Florida man, the state’s top court held this week. It’s a ruling that draws renewed attention to another, lesser known, deadly aspect of some cigarettes of the 1950s.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY AND PERSPECTIVES: SUMMERLIN V. PHILIP MORRIS USA, ET AL.

The jury found that defendants, Hampden Automotive and Philip Morris USA, breached the implied warranty of merchantability for selling a defectively designed product, but neither were found to be a substantial contributing cause of Mr. Summerlin’s lung ca
Defense Litigation Insider (MG+M Law Firm)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:10
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Florida Supreme Court Rules Expert Witness Law Unconstitutional

– In a case stemming from a man who developed the asbestos-related disease mesothelioma, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court on Monday said a controversial 2013 law about expert-witness testimony was an unconstitutional infringement on the court’s aut
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Oct 17, 2018 20:30
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[Massachusetts] Boston, NYC Lawyers Team to Secure $43M Verdict in Case Linking Cancer to Asbestos, Tobacco in Cigarettes

After a five-week trial and 23 total hours of deliberations spread over four days, a jury of 11 found against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds on claims of defective design, fraud failure to adequately warn and in favor of the family of the late Louis Summer
Law.com
added Oct 17, 2018 03:11
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[Massachusetts] RJ Reynolds Hit With $43M Verdict In Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

A Boston jury has awarded $43.1 million in damages after finding that the blame for a man’s fatal lung cancer lay with R.J. Reynolds but not with rival tobacco company Philip Morris or an auto parts firm accused of selling asbestos-laden brakes.
Law360
added Oct 16, 2018 17:54
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[Massachusetts] Shepard Law Co-Counsel in Lawsuit Against Asbestos and Tobacco Defendants That Results in $43 Million Verdict

In Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris...ury was swayed by the evidence of the manipulation of nicotine and menthol and by evidence that the tobacco companies had created confusion and controversy for decades by publicly debating the health effects of smo
PR Web
added Oct 15, 2018 19:16
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Boston Jury Hits RJR With $43.1M Verdict in Cancer Trial, Clears Philip Morris & Auto Parts Co.

A Massachusetts state court jury Friday afternoon awarded the family of a former brake worker $43.1 million after finding R.J. Reynolds liable for his lung cancer death, but jurors cleared Philip Morris and an auto parts company of responsibility.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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[Massachusetts] Widow Blames Husband’s Death on Asbestos, Lung Cancer and Smoking

In a recent lawsuit over a man’s death from lung cancer, both heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos from brake dust were found to be responsible. The man, Louis S., died from lung cancer before the trial began. The asbestos lawsuit was filed jointly by
Top Class Actions
added Oct 9, 2018 19:21
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[Massachusetts] Cancer Widow Seeks $27M From Tobacco, Auto Parts Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and an auto parts company should pay $27 million in damages for selling cigarettes and asbestos-laden brakes that combined to cause a man’s fatal lung cancer, counsel...
Law360
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
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