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Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Thursday argued before the Eleventh Circuit that Engle progeny plaintiffs cannot rely on the findings of that landmark suit to establish their strict liability and negligence claims against the tobacco co
Nov 20, 2014 Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 12:48
Although she hasn’t tried as many CVN Engle progeny cases as some our other featured attorneys, Laura Shamp carries a solid 66.7% winning percentage through her three years of CVN Engle experience. Notably, she secured the full award of damages in her f
Nov 18, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:41
[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds
After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
Nov 19, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:38
saying public comments he made about trial lawyers' role in preventing tobacco deaths were taken out of context. The Engle progeny case involves plaintiff William Starbuck, a smoker who was involved in the massive class action against American tobacco co
Nov 18, 2014 Law360
added Nov 18, 2014 16:22
Attorneys Scott Schlesinger, Steven Hammer and Jon Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices have achieved a $35 million judgment against two tobacco companies on behalf of a smoker who suffered severe health problems from his addiction to cigarettes.
Nov 17, 2014 Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:06
After jurors were unable to reach a verdict in three hours of deliberations Friday afternoon, proceedings recessed for the weekend in Diane Schleider’s suit stemming from her husband Andrew’s 1997 cancer death.
Nov 14, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:16
Boatright's lawyer, Scott Schlesinger, said his client fell victim to the most successful marketing campaign in history and began smoking at the age of 12 because he liked the cowboy from the Marlboro advertisements. Boatright was a full-time smoker at 1
Nov 14, 2014 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Nov 15, 2014 09:17
“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Nov 15, 2014 Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34
The Polk County jury on Wednesday awarded Richard Boatright $15 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages
Nov 14, 2014 Law360
added Nov 14, 2014 22:33
An Engle litigation veteran, Atlanta’s Robert Shields has represented Engle progeny plaintiffs on CVN for more than four years. In that time, he’s built an outstanding 80% win rate through five verdicts, including a $6 million award in 2012’s Sikes v. R.
Nov 11, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:08